United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Vicki Kemper

Perhaps you sometimes work your faith to the bone. Perhaps you sometimes work-love yourself into exhaustion. And maybe you wonder what difference it all makes.


No one ever comes to me seeking "don't worry" platitudes or a privilege-centric "be not afraid." They are worried, panicked, grasping at straws … and I am not Jesus.


Vicki Kemper

Sometimes ignorance is bliss. Sometimes it is easier to be donkey than disciple.


Vicki Kemper

If God can have a change of heart, so can we.


Vicki Kemper

Lent is a time to learn who and whose we are, to prepare for what is to come, to create a life-shaping bond with the Holy One that not even death will be able to break.