King Ahab covets the vineyard next to his palace. He approaches its owner, Naboth, with an offer that he cannot refuse. But Naboth does refuse. He knows that his land is a gift from God, not a commodity to be bought and sold. God has allotted this plot of land...
O God, may we cherish all we possess as gifts from you rather than commodities at our disposal. Keep us alert to the ways powerful people may manipulate genuine piety for their own ends, thus defeating your purposes for our world. Amen.
The RESILIENCE conference in 2021 was so uplifting and nourishing. It was wonderful to be with other Christians around the world at this retreat, who truly care about responding to trauma in a compassionate way by teaching spiritual practices to help with grounding and healing.”
Join us for the next RESILIENCE conference on September 29-30, 2023. Learn more at UpperRoom.org/resilience.