United Church of Christ

Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Costs of Discipleship

Vicki Kemper

I don't know why God would kill a man who tried to keep the ark of the covenant from falling over—or why King David would think Uzzah's death was God's doing.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Something To Boast About

Kenneth L. Samuel

In the blockbuster movie, Black Panther, T'Challa returns to his native African home of Wakanda in order to replace his deceased father as king.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Telling the Truth

Talitha Arnold

Quick and easy. That's what the prophet Hananiah promised the Israelites' return from exile would be.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: I Hope You're Somewhere Praying

Marchaé Grair

"Praying" has been a healing anthem for me as I struggle to define how or if I can forgive those who have hurt me to my core.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Is Nothing Sacred?

Christina Villa

One Sunday at a church I was visiting in New England, the time had come in the worship service for "Joys and Concerns."


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Stand

Quinn G. Caldwell

Fifty-five years ago today transpired what, depending on your point of view, was either a heroic stand against the forces of social decay, or an appalling attempt to block the forces of progress.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Not HIM!

Kaji Dousa

Why would you ever talk to them?


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: What Must Take Place After This

Jennifer Brownell

I once heard of a woman who, in the hours before death claimed her, couldn't find her luggage.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Inside Spirit

Mary Luti

In this activist denomination the Holy Spirit is often imagined as a divine wrecking ball, smashing oppression and clearing the debris of injustice


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: A Continual Remembrance

Vince Amlin

As I packed my office at my last church, I gathered loose index cards from every conceivable surface.


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