United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Richard L. Floyd

Richard L. Floyd

In so many ways we stress our differences rather than what we have in common. And those who share Christ have a lot in common!


Richard L. Floyd

I do believe, in the words of the Avery/Marsh song, that "The church is not a building, the church is not a steeple, the church is not a resting place, the church is a people."


Richard L. Floyd

Like Peter, many of us have come to the realization that our previous understandings of God's acceptance and embrace are too small.


Richard L. Floyd

In the Bible trees are sometimes not the staid objects we take them for, but lively participants in a great celebration.


Richard L. Floyd

Wherever Jesus turned up there always seemed to be a meal.