Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me. - Matthew 25:40 (NRSV)

As a pastor, I am always looking for ways to serve others. Sometimes that yearning transports my mind to faraway places, and I imagine the strangers I might encounter there. I often wonder: How can I prepare to serve people well in the name of Jesus?

In a season when...

Today's Prayer
Loving Jesus, help us be present to those closest to us today so that our service may be a reminder of your love for the world. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 25:31-40

Thought for the Day

Every day holds opportunities to serve God.

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