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I am sending [my dear brother and minister in the Lord] to you for this very purpose, to let you know how we are, and to encourage your hearts. - Ephesians 6:22 (NRSV)

I am a music leader for a Christian camp that serves adults with developmental disabilities. We plan worship services that incorporate musical arrangements of scripture with motions so that our nonverbal participants can better relate to God’s word. At first I wondered if teaching scripture this way resonated with the...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to share your word with everyone around us, especially those who don’t often have the opportunity to access it. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Corinthians 3:5-11

Thought for the Day

My efforts to share God’s word are never in vain.

Prayer Focus

Adults with developmental disabilities


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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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