Faith and Aging

September 04, 2012

An Upper Room Webinar Series offering a spiritual formation framework for the aging process and ministry to the aging.

Join authors Missy Buchanan, Rick Gentzler, Richard Morgan, Jane Thibault, and Dan Moseley as they share their insight into aging faithfully in The Upper Room’s upcoming webinar series Faith ... more

A Vision for Zimbabwe

July 16, 2012

A Vision for Zimbabwe Pastor Phillip Musharu has a vision. 

Over the next three years, he hopes to see a self-sustaining ministry through which 10,000 copies of The Upper Room daily devotional guide consistently reach the people of Zimbabwe.  “After a long struggle trying to get ... more

Amy Jo's Legacy

June 15, 2012

Amy Jo's Legacy Cut flowers for his beloved wife’s funeral seemed like such a waste to David Belt.

After Amy Jo Belt’s long battle with cancer, the newspaper announcements and the bulletin for the memorial service read: “No flowers. Please respond with gifts
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Fresh Air in Greece

June 15, 2012

Fresh Air for Greece We can bring light where there is darkness.

For my Greek friend Fotis Romeos, spring did not come this year. “It has been a raining, gray, and crying season,” writes Fotis, a firsthand witness to the economic crisis in his country where unemployment ... more

My Story, My Song

March 05, 2012

“Folks are drawn to Mom’s humility, wisdom, and spirituality.” –Robin Roberts

My Story, My Song is the heartwarming memoir of 88-year-old Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts, mother of Good Morning America’s coanchor Robin Roberts. For all of her long life, Lucimarian Roberts has relied on her faith in God. This ... more

Our Over-Messaged Lives

February 28, 2012

Our Over-Messaged Lives—Finding Time for a Spiritual Life Do you sometimes feel like you live an over-messaged life? Texting, emailing, web-surfing, television watching…how do you find the space and time for God? What's available at your fingertips to make sure time for God happens in our lives?

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Meeting People Where They Are

February 01, 2012

Upper Room Ministries meets people where they are . . .

The Upper Room daily devotional guide crosses borders of over 100 countries and is published in 40 different languages. In addition to the global reach, the Chaplains Ministry of The Upper Room helps the devotional travel ... more
Tanika’s Story: A Backpack Full of Hope

Every 60 days, eleven-year-old Tanika Rodrigues fills her backpack with 150 copies of The Upper Room daily devotional guide and walks to school through the streets of Eldorado Park, passing graffiti, broken windows, and security fences. Once there, she shares copies ... more

50 Days of Prayer

November 11, 2011

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The Upper Room is “where the world meets to pray,” but rarely do the staff and volunteers directly involved in translating, printing, and distributing The Upper Room daily devotional guide around the world actually meet in person. This year, not only did they meet, ... more