Alive Now was a thematic, bimonthly magazine published by The Upper Room from 1971-2017.
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.
Regrettably, we are no longer considering submissions from writers.
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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.
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.
If you are a Visual Psalmist, visit Sight Psalms.
"Many of us are used to the idea that we might speak to God or to Jesus. Maybe at times it feels like shouting into the darkness or whatnot, but it’s not hard to do—at least as an imaginative exercise. What’s harder—even imaginatively—is to try to hear Jesus speaking to us. Are we just making things up? Are we just using Jesus as a puppet to say whatever we want to hear?" READ MORE