United Church of Christ

Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Faith

Someone once interpreted the scriptures to teach me: "faith is (mostly) not about you."


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: In the Beginning

Christmas day has passed, and now we are left with the wrapping paper, the empty boxes and perhaps a few empty hearts.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Too Busy for That

Every year, in every church I have served, at least one faithful church member comes to me to let me know they won't be at Christmas Eve worship. 


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Only Wonder

Take a break today—maybe for the entire Advent season—from concepts and lists, from judgments and bickering. Only wonder. Fall to your knees at the wonder of it all.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Living Inside the Miracle

People complain about the New Century Hymnal. "They changed the words!"


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Too Soon?

It's uncomfortable to be off balance and at sea, to live with a constant reminder of all that we've lost.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Pester

Pester


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Hell is Other People

Hell is Other People