United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Martha Spong

Although the psalmist assures us God will shoot an arrow at our enemies, I am grown up enough to forgive a childhood transgression. Until I realize that I have been unfriended.


When I don't fit in with the crowd, or I can't see my way clear, I try to get a better view of Jesus. If Jesus noticed Zacchaeus, surely he notices me, too. 


Martha Spong

Fall came late to South Central Pennsylvania, where the first half of October felt more like August this year.


Martha Spong

My son is getting married next spring, at the church where he was baptized and I was ordained.


Martha Spong

There has been a lot of airtime given recently to whether particular words are allowable when critiquing public figures.