John D. Bown (Minnesota)
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
Simon answered, “Master, we have worked all night long but have caught nothing. Yet if you say so, I will let down the nets.” - Luke 5:5 (NRSV)
Our church recently lost one of its matriarchs. Over the course of her long life, Liz was an important mentor to many in our church. Many years ago, shortly after we had joined the church, Liz approached me about becoming the chair of the stewardship committee. I wasn’t sure I...
How is God asking me to step out of my comfort zone?
For new opportunities to serve
Respond by posting a prayer.
I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
View a growing list of resources for the spiritual work of overcoming racism.