United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Marchae Grair

Marchaé Grair

I walked into a bar eager to go to a storytelling event, where people volunteer to tell their most personal stories to strangers.


Marchaé Grair

Many church folks are guilty of confusing assimilation and unity to the detriment of the people they try to welcome into churches.


Marchaé Grair

Leaning in to God's plan for me isn't always easy because I am a control freak.


Marchaé Grair

The gospel makes it clear that this Christian journey requires decisions about our allegiances.


Marchaé Grair

Who am I to question my worthiness when I've already been declared worthy by God?


Marchaé Grair

As a child, I didn't always understand the term "prayer warriors." What kind of war were they fighting?


Marchaé Grair

I've never been very concerned with trying to prove God exists, especially when those suffering hard times around me want to question God.


Marchae Grair

In God's Divine wisdom, perhaps She knows we need reminders to slow down and wait. 


Marchaé Grair

Even when I'm crying alone, I feel embarrassed I can't keep it together. I fall victim to a society that indicts emotion and criminalizes imperfection.


Marchaé Grair

Lay yourself bare before God, and know that even on your worst days, you are enough.