United Church of Christ

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.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Good is the Flesh

Vicki Kemper

Not to put too fine a point on it, but . . . hogwash. Hooey. Balderdash.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Samuel and the Elders

Donna Schaper

Philosopher and political theorist Herbert Marcuse, 1898–1979, said that, in his time, we had developed an "authoritarian ritualization of discourse."


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Is Pride Something to be Proud of?

Lillian Daniel

Although many people don't know it, the famous expression "Pride goes before a fall" comes from the Bible. 


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Facing the Heat

Tony Robinson

If you want to make a difference, you will face some heat.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: All There is to Say

Emily C. Heath

On Easter Monday the big celebration is over.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Petulant People; Perplexing God

John Nelson

Long journeys can reveal, deeply, the nature of the traveler.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Chicken Soup for the Soul

Kenneth L. Samuel

As a prank, I, along with four of my college senior class colleagues conspired to steal the bell that was stationed at a corner of our college square.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Until the Tenderness is Real

Matt Fitzgerald

When you pray, how do you begin?