United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Richard L. Floyd

Richard L. Floyd

Today we celebrate Independence Day. There will be many speeches about freedom, an ideal much treasured among us. But we must acknowledge that many living in slavery in 1776 did not become free that July 4.


Richard L. Floyd

Is God's love unfair? You bet it is, and it's a good thing too, for who among us deserves such love?


Richard L. Floyd

Perhaps we don't need to know everything to know enough to praise God


Richard L. Floyd

We don't know much about the prophet Hulda . . . but we do know that a bunch of powerful men in a patriarchal age came to her for guidance about the ways of God.


Richard L. Floyd

One of the earliest and most abiding Christian insights about human nature is that we were made for God, but keep turning away.