Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, greets you. He is always wrestling in his prayers on your behalf, so that you may stand mature and fully assured in everything that God wills. - Colossians 4:12 (NRSV)

I once worked for a medical facility where each month the department that showed exemplary efforts was named “department of the month.” Direct care departments such as therapy, physicians, or nursing, would usually be honored while administrative areas were overlooked. Then one month, the accounting department where I worked was...

Today's Prayer
Dear heavenly Father, please show us where we are needed to serve, and give us the resolve to do our best. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Colossians 4:7-16

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What essential role do I fill in serving God?

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