Tagged: prayer

A Poem to Pray in the New Year

By Jennifer Carpenter Whether you gathered around to watch the “ball drop” or slept through the festivities, we have entered a new year with new challenges and new possibilities. Along with your list of...

A Christmas Eve Reflection

By Elrena Evans In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria....

Prayer of Confession

By Martin Luther King, Jr. Thou Eternal God, out of whose absolute power and infinite intelligence the whole universe has come into being, we humbly confess that we have not loved thee with our...

Skipping the News?

By Jon Carlson This is the fourth installment in our six-week visual series on exploring what God’s love looks like, when we live it out in our world. If you’re just joining us, you...

A Prayer for Women and Survivors

By Ellie Wilber God, We feel afraid, angry, and powerless. We are hearing, from so many voices, that we do not have value in this society. That if we speak up we will not...

What If We Don’t Agree?

By Jon Carlson This is the third installment in our six-week visual series on exploring what God’s love looks like, when we live it out in our world. If you’re just joining us, you...

Our Shared Humanity

By Jon Carlson This is the second installment in our six-week visual series on exploring what God’s love looks like, when we live it out in our world. You can see the first installment...

Benediction For Unity

By Katelyn Durst It is hard to admit this because we are kind people but we wouldn’t know unity from contempt we wouldn’t know togetherness from war we wouldn’t be able to say that...