United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Jennifer Brownell

What if church growth was less about a plan or a program and more about an orientation, an attitude, a way of being? What if the most attractive feature of your church was peace?


"If Peter had believed immediately, he might never have gone out to see for himself. Instead, he let his unbelief pull him forward. Where will you let your unbelief carry you today?" Read more of today's Daily devotional by Jennifer Brownell


Jennifer Brownell

More and more, we live in front of cameras and screens, surrounded as much by the witness of the cloud as a cloud of witnesses. How do we live when Jesus is your only witness?


Jennifer Brownell

Maybe you struggle to be assured that grace is boundless and that you are sufficient just as you are. If so, take heart. You are not alone. I am with you. Many people are with you. And God, no matter what, is with you.


Jennifer Brownell

Worry or regret seem to choose me in the middle of the night. Invariably, I choose them back. Maybe it's time to try something different—to see the steadfastness of God's presence with me the whole time.