To all who received [the Word], who believed in his name, he gave power to become children of God. - John 1:12 (NRSVUE)

I wasn’t raised in a Christian home, so I first learned about the Bible through Christian comics. David and Goliath, Noah and the ark, Jonah and the fish — these men were all superheroes to me. Later, as a young adult in the military service, I started attending chapel where...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us always to remember that all the superheroes in the Bible are ordinary people chosen by you. Choose us this day. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 4:35-41

Thought for the Day

God’s kingdom is full of ordinary people like me.

Prayer Focus

Gratitude for ordinary people

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