We are ambassadors for Christ, since God is making his appeal through us; we entreat you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. - 2 Corinthians 5:20 (NRSV)

Ambassadors appointed by their governments are stationed in countries all across the world as representatives of their nations. As spokespeople and envoys to other governments, ambassadors carry influence and communicate the policies of their countries.

Christ calls his followers to be ambassadors — to represent him before all people. As...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, forgive us when we fail to represent you well, and strengthen us with your never-ending love and grace to renew our commitment to you. Amen.
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Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 5:16-21

Thought for the Day

I represent Christ when I live out his love.

Prayer Focus

My country’s ambassadors


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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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