The Upper Room is here for you in these anxious times. Click Here

Register for a Free Trial

Sign Up Today and get full access to the daily devotional and the rest of The Upper Room content FREE for 30 days.

Sign Up Today

Who is wise and understanding among you? 
Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done 
in the humility that comes from wisdom. - James 3:13 (NIV)

A few days a week I volunteer in our church library. I often see a certain man walking down the hall with a screwdriver or a drill or a sander in his hand.
When I ask him what he is doing he says, “Oh, I noticed that this needed to...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to appreciate small acts of service done in your name by people who often go unrecognized. Amen.

0 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
John 1:14-17

Thought for the Day

Whose acts of Christian service can I recognize today?

Prayer Focus

People who serve in humble ways


Respond by posting a prayer.

Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.” 

View a growing list of resources for the spiritual work of overcoming racism.