United Church of Christ

Books of the Bible: 1 Kings

Talitha Arnold

Whether from 3,000 years ago or a mere 300, the covenant to walk with God and one another affirms that faith is a journey, best taken with others.


Quinn G. Caldwell

They had looked around at the state of the world, at how many people were living in poverty housing or no housing, at how many Elijahs were sleeping underfed beneath broom trees, and they had decided to do something about it.  Like Elijah, they had decided to head out into the wilderness and not stop until they met God.


Ron Buford

We sometimes pray as if we know what we need.


Vince Amlin

Faith rarely asks us to stand flat-footed with our heads above water. It beckons us to a point where we can't touch.


Donna Schaper

Just say the words "foreign women" and certain kinds of people get excited.


Mary Luti

Seeing God everywhere is just as idolatrous as not seeing God anywhere. To be fully human is to accept that life is a mix of things charged with purpose and things that are random.


John A. Nelson

Many of us remember the King James translation of this verse: "… a still small voice."