United Church of Christ

Books of the Bible: Psalm

Kenneth L. Samuel

Unity in the midst of wide-spread diversity is the greatest challenge we face in our communities, in our nation and in our world today.


Mary Luti

"I know he suffered for us, in our place. What I want to ask him is why we have to suffer. Why we still have to suffer so much!"


Matt Fitzgerald

When I was a child church evoked two emotions: boredom and awe.


Talitha Arnold

"When my mother was diagnosed with cancer," a friend shared recently, "one of the greatest gifts was the nurse in the oncologist's office."


Kenneth L. Samuel

In various forms, the same question has reverberated throughout human history: Who will show us better times?


Mary Luti

Some people claim to know. They've seen soft lights, green meadows, felt God's embrace. If you find that comforting, I'm glad. But none of it is certain.


Molly Baskette

Why do we have to have winter?


Alan Parker

How did it happen that this sweet, simple, unutterably sacred song became an object of ridicule? 


Mary Luti

Some people find confession depressing. They want to hear that they're good, and getting better all the time. They want church to further their self-improvement projects. I'm not so keen on that.


Mary Luti

The people who are out to make a fast buck in cyberspace regard me as the most pathetic of human beings. They look at my life and weep.