God does not have favorites. - Romans 2:11 (CEB)

“She’s not like us,” the woman said as we cleaned the church kitchen. Smiling, I turned to her and said, “And isn’t that great?” Unmoved, she walked away without replying.

When we truly open the doors of our churches and our hearts, we need to be ready for people who...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, give us open hearts, minds, and eyes to see how beautiful our differences can be. Help us to trust your creativity. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Joshua 2:8-15, 21

Thought for the Day

Who is God inviting me to welcome into my community?

Prayer Focus

Someone who is not like me

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