An Ordinary Morning

August 11, 2014

An Ordinary Morning

...with friends around the world Primetime news and headlines are full of turmoil around the world, of people in conflict—bombings, or worse—with those who live across one border or another. It is sometimes easy to distance ourselves, pretending we are unaffected ... more
Fill Your People with Joy

SOULfeast 2014, SOULfeast 2015 by Claire McKeever-Burgett   For the eleventh year, people hungry for a renewal of spirit participated in The Upper Room’s premiere spiritual formation event, SOULfeast at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina. During the ... more
The Upper Room daily devotional guide made its way to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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When Terrilynn McDonough’s daughter Megan deployed to Afghanistan last year, she knew the 27-year-old U.S. Air Force captain did not have a close relationship with the living Christ, and it weighed heavily on her heart. She prayed daily for her daughter’s spiritual growth.

Then one day, ... more
Military chaplain Laura Bender knows not all combat injuries are visible. The Marines she cares for often suffer from wounded souls.

“They wonder if they’re still acceptable to God or the church after fighting in combat,” says Commander Bender. “They ask, ‘Am I still ... more
A Community Celebrates 100th Walk

The SONrise Emmaus Community in East Tennessee celebrated its 100th Walk to Emmaus on May 10 with a homecoming celebration for all those connected with the East Tennessee Emmaus community. Walk to Emmaus communities are located in ... more
Did you know that The Upper Room Chapel and Museum owns the last remaining Bible from the Titanic?

Click here to read more about the Titanic Bible and its connection to The Upper Room. The Bible is on location in Pigeon ... more

God is Still Speaking

April 30, 2014

God Is Still Speaking: A Student Receives Her Call

During a weekend gathering for college students in Nashville, TN, in 1980, public relations major Vicki Walker entered The Upper Room Chapel and fixed her eyes on the carving of the Last Supper above the altar.  ... more
Finding a Partner in Ministry Across the Street  

When HiRho Park wanted to provide opportunities and support for clergywomen in Latin America, she encountered one big problem. There aren’t many ordained clergywomen in Latin America. In January, with a little help from a good neighbor in Nashville, ... more
Time in Peru

  Liliana Li Garcia from Lima, Perú uses El Aposento Alto, the Spanish language edition of The Upper Room, in the school where she works. Each day she invites her class, full of Peruvian 5th graders, to read the ... more