How Small the Regard of the Lord?
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0400

Does God see and care for the fates of smaller lives as well? Field mice? Worms? Fleas? Does God’s regard extend all the way down to ... viruses?

Author: Waide Harris
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No Justice, No Peace
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 00:00:04 -0400

We may try to limit the Prince of Peace to our conceptions of law and order … but God knows that where there is no justice, there will be no peace.

Author: Kenneth Samuel
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One Bite
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:28:51 -0400

With all due respect to Ecclesiastes, which sees every sensory pleasure as a fleeting vanity, denying oneself can also be vanity.

Author: Matt Laney
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All Together Now
Sun, 31 May 2020 00:00:02 -0400

Zoom church, for all its creativity and flexibility and fun, leaves something to be desired. The ineffable energy exchange of embodied worship happens in a hundred different ways.

Author: Molly Baskette
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I Will Not Leave You Orphaned
Sat, 30 May 2020 00:00:01 -0400

Thank you, Jesus, for not leaving any of us orphaned, and for the mothering love we can all share with each other.

Author: Lillian Daniel
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What Am I to Do with My Anger?
Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:03 -0400

I don’t need to hear the news for the day. I’m still furious about yesterday. I can’t believe this is happening. Anger spurs my resistance, but faith requires meekness, not fury.

Author: Elsa Cook
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Always Sophia
Thu, 28 May 2020 00:00:02 -0400

Perhaps like me, you too need an image reminding us that our waiting on God is not in vain – even as the entire world watches and waits for the end of daily terrors.

Author: Marilyn Pagán-Banks
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Time for Discernment
Wed, 27 May 2020 00:00:04 -0400

With so many competing claims, it’s often hard to tell who’s fake and who’s factual. To arrive at truth, we must be prepared to question and investigate what our leaders tell us.

Author: Kenneth Samuel
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Tue, 26 May 2020 00:00:04 -0400

How do we know how to act when everything we counted on seems to be over? First Peter recommends exercising self-control, remaining clear-headed, and serving people in need.

Author: Martha Spong
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Why Bother?
Mon, 25 May 2020 00:00:03 -0400

Sometimes we do too much. Sometimes we do too little. When Covid-19 is but a faint memory, I wonder what story we will tell about ourselves.

Author: Donna Schaper
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A, B, C, D, E, F, G
Sun, 24 May 2020 00:00:01 -0400

This is not the moment, if there ever was one, to prove anything to anyone. It’s a time to be real, and to let that be the good thing it is.

Author: Mary Luti
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God Is Still Sleeping
Sat, 23 May 2020 00:00:03 -0400

If rest is so holy and if God has rested since the dawn of Creation, should I worry that God will sleep through my own storms and ignore my pleas for help?

Author: Kaji Dousa
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No Good Christians
Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:01 -0400

Christianity has little to do with being a good person. The essence of the Christian faith is this: God loves us not because we are good but because God is good.

Author: Matthew Laney
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Clothed with Power
Thu, 21 May 2020 00:00:04 -0400

We need God’s PPE right now. To be clothed with the power of God’s love that overcomes despair. And clothed with the power of God’s peace that calms our anxious spirits.

Author: Talitha Arnold
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Wed, 20 May 2020 00:00:03 -0400

What would the founders of your church say about the living waters God and your pastors are pouring through your screen each week despite the shuttered sanctuary?

Author: Quinn Caldwell
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