United Church of Christ

Devotionals By Kaji Dousa

You would do well to know the difference between being consumed and being afire. Burn for God’s message in you. 


It is not bad to fear; it is a natural response to danger. Problems arise when fear takes over. Fear cannot take the lead, especially as we do the work of God.


Your call to follow Jesus may put you at risk. It may make you naked, vulnerable. It may make you the target of trolls. Amidst it all: get your rest, love your God.


Where is the gate of righteousness at our southern border? Who will offer God's protection? How far are the righteous willing to go to care for children? May God help us with answers.


It is legal to leave water for non-human animals in the desert. Leaving water for humans who crossed the border illegally is a federal crime. O God, may love never be criminal. Amen.