United Church of Christ

Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Waiting Tables for the Lord

Emily C. Heath

A clergy person once asked me if they needed a publicist.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Don't Gather All the Grapes

Kenneth L. Samuel

These days, there is a certain tyranny that accompanies utmost efficiency and accountability. 


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Unknowing

Quinn G. Caldwell

Mystery might be good for mercy, I think.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Everyday Virtue

Richard L. Floyd

People frequently conflate religion with morality, as if they were the same thing.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Costs of Discipleship

Vicki Kemper

I don't know why God would kill a man who tried to keep the ark of the covenant from falling over—or why King David would think Uzzah's death was God's doing.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Something To Boast About

Kenneth L. Samuel

In the blockbuster movie, Black Panther, T'Challa returns to his native African home of Wakanda in order to replace his deceased father as king.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Telling the Truth

Talitha Arnold

Quick and easy. That's what the prophet Hananiah promised the Israelites' return from exile would be.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: I Hope You're Somewhere Praying

Marchaé Grair

"Praying" has been a healing anthem for me as I struggle to define how or if I can forgive those who have hurt me to my core.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Is Nothing Sacred?

Christina Villa

One Sunday at a church I was visiting in New England, the time had come in the worship service for "Joys and Concerns."


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Stand

Quinn G. Caldwell

Fifty-five years ago today transpired what, depending on your point of view, was either a heroic stand against the forces of social decay, or an appalling attempt to block the forces of progress.