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Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. - Romans 12:10 (NIV)

Most mornings as I put my contacts in, I pray, “Thank you, God, for the gift of sight.” But one morning after a difficult night at church with teenagers, I used the time instead for a gripe session. “I’m done, God. I’m through volunteering with youth. They’re not appreciative. They’re...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to love your children as Jesus does — with arms wide open and hands ready to bless. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Colossians 3:12-17

Thought for the Day

Every day, I will see others the way God sees them.

Prayer Focus

Teenagers and youth workers


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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.” 

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