United Church of Christ

Books of the Bible: Hebrews

Rebecca Voelkel

It was Christmas morning 1987, and I was in the remote, mountainous Salvadoran village of Santa Marta as part of a small delegation of North American Christians and Jews.


Richard L. Floyd

People frequently conflate religion with morality, as if they were the same thing.


Talitha Arnold

A rooster lives a few houses down from my house in Santa Fe.


Mary Luti

When my mother turned ninety, she entered her funeral instructions on a form entitled, 'In the Event of My Death,' a phrase she found amusing, as if death were something that might happen, or might not.


Mary Luti

When his wealthy parents died, Nicholas of Myra gave away a fortune and gave himself to the church. 


Vicki Kemper

"I love the recklessness of faith," he said. "First you leap, and then you grow wings."


Molly Baskette

The memory of the national tragedy that befell us on September 11, 2001 turns 16 years old today.


Vince Amlin

How do you cope when you get through one challenge only to find an even larger one on the other side?


Emily C. Heath

Our job as followers of Christ in community is to provoke one another with kindness, with compassion, with loving challenges, and with encouragement.


Kaji Douša

Someone once interpreted the scriptures to teach me: "faith is (mostly) not about you."