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

The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance. - 2 Peter 3:9 (NIV)

As a teenager I was introduced to Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) through Al-Anon, a fellowship that offers a program of recovery for family and friends of alcoholics. My mom was an active contributor to the local Al-Anon support group and brought me to meetings because of the deteriorating relationship between me...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, you have always kept your promises. Help us to keep our promises to you, to ourselves, and to others. Amen.

80 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
2 Peter 3:8-18

Thought for the Day

I can trust in God’s promises.

Prayer Focus

Friends and family of alcoholics


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.