Alive Now was a thematic, bimonthly magazine published by The Upper Room from 1971-2017.

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About Alive Now

Alive Now magazine, published by The Upper Room from 1971-2017 was a four-color, 48-page publication which spoke to the opportunities and challenges of following Christ in the modern world. Sign up for our email list to learn of future offerings in the spirit of Alive Now.

Alive Now magazine, published by The Upper Room from 1971-2017 was a four-color, 48-page publication which spoke to the opportunities and challenges of following Christ in the modern world. Scripture and prayer were two foundational cornerstones of content.

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Daily Reflections

Find daily reflections on scripture in The Upper Room daily devotionals or The Upper Room Disciplines. Disciplines, like Alive Now's Daily Reflections, is based on the Revised Common Lectionary and will soon include Audio Lectio.

Spiritual Tools

You can now find the Spiritual Tools from Alive Now among all of the Resources The Upper Room offers. Browse by category or search all resources by keyword.

Audio Lectio

Find each week's Audio Lectio in the current day's Disciplines meditation and in the Resources section.

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Sharing the heart, mind, and work of Christ . . .

“Prayer, searching the scripture, and service are means of entering into and sharing the heart, mind, and work of Christ. A balanced spiritual practice helps us get in step with the transforming rhythm of Jesus’ life with God: work and worship, engagement and rest, service and Sabbath, contemplation and action.” Read more.