You would do well to know the difference between being consumed and being afire. Burn for God’s message in you.Read more
It is not bad to fear; it is a natural response to danger. Problems arise when fear takes over. Fear cannot take the lead, especially as we do the work of God.Read more
Your call to follow Jesus may put you at risk. It may make you naked, vulnerable. It may make you the target of trolls. Amidst it all: get your rest, love your God.Read more
Where is the gate of righteousness at our southern border? Who will offer God's protection? How far are the righteous willing to go to care for children? May God help us with answers.Read more
It is legal to leave water for non-human animals in the desert. Leaving water for humans who crossed the border illegally is a federal crime. O God, may love never be criminal. Amen.Read more
"In intimate encounters with the holy, I desperately want to cling so tightly to my protector, my maker. I'm terrified that if I don't, something bad will happen. But Jesus already knows that God's embrace on us never yields.” Read more of today's Daily devotional by Kaji DoušaRead more
Maybe we start to accept the things we really should not, growing accustomed to being so enclosed that we risk forgetting what it means to be free—if we ever knew it.Read more
Fasting from the profits of the world is too hard to do without fervent prayer and radical generosity. So often, we climb upon the backs of others in order to reap our short-term rewards. But at what personal cost?Read more
The most effective prayers for abusers are offered from the strength garnered with distance. Pray with your cheek far from the strike and find your strength.
Your pastor probably doesn't think they're so good at raising money.