United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Molly Baskette

Our compulsion to consume news risks filling us with an anxiety and outrage that can enervate our ability to act. It lures us into a kind of idolatry—thinking that it all depends on us.


Every Christian is called to be a finger pointing to God—whether or not we live out the gospel perfectly. We worship the Creator, not the creature.


Molly Baskette

We are all lifelong learners, Jesus says, and there's only one Teacher. So if you think you're wise, get over yourself.


Molly Baskette

Human wisdom says: “The one who dies with the most toys, wins.” God’s wisdom says: “What do people gain from all their toil under the sun?”


Molly Baskette

God, I’m thirsty. I long for rest. Show me the way to Your water, and give me permission to stay there. Amen.