United Church of Christ

Books of the Bible: Matthew

Molly Baskette

We are all lifelong learners, Jesus says, and there's only one Teacher. So if you think you're wise, get over yourself.


Vince Amlin

We confess and pray: Defier of Labels, teach me to meet my neighbors in their fullness.


Molly Baskette

God is not safe. God may be good, but God never promised us absolute physical safety and security.


Traci Blackmon

Whenever I read the gospel accounts of how Jesus organized The Discipleship Movement I am reminded of how important it is to understand the roles of both leader and ally.


Mary Luti

Even a faint light is light. Even a slight unveiling can illumine the world.


Christina Villa

Thank God there's more than one way to be right.


Quinn G. Caldwell

It's a good time of year for stargazing, assuming you're in the northern hemisphere (if you're in the southern hemisphere: Hi!  We love you from up here!).


Molly Baskette

My children are growing up to have all my same preferences and prejudices, just like I planned.


Emily C. Heath

I love the Common English Bible's translation of this well-known text.


Marchaé Grair

We who love Jesus can’t stay silent as the U.S. Border Patrol attacks asylum seekers with violence and tear gas.