Mark A. Carter (Oregon, USA)
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Jesus answered, “Very truly, I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God without being born of water and Spirit.” - John 3:5 (NRSV)
I was part of a construction crew that worked on new housing developments. Our job was to connect houses to the water system. The work was not always easy, but it was worth the effort. When we turned on the water, a once-quiet house suddenly seemed alive — we knew...
God’s love can always give me life.
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I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”