Daily Bread

Daily Bread is a collection of stories and reflections representing the Community of Christ members and friends throughout the world.

  • By Robin Linkhart, Council of Twelve Apostles My friends, if anyone is detected in a transgression, you who have received the Spirit should restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness. Take care that you yourselves are not tempted. Bear one…
  • By Cheryl Saur of St. Charles, Missouri, USA Indeed, the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing until it divides soul from spirit, joints from marrow; it is able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the…
  • By Cheryl Saur, Gateway USA Mission Center president team Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man and in high favor The man, though a mighty warrior, suffered from leprosy…his servants approached and said to him, “Father…
  • By Grace Andrews of Independence, Missouri, USA The next day John again was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by he exclaimed, “Look, here is the Lamb of God!” The two disciples heard him say this, and they followed…
  • By Taylor Thompson of Caldwell, Ohio, USA The Egyptians pursued, and went into the sea after them, all of Pharaoh’s horses, chariots, and chariot drivers. At the morning watch the Lord in the pillar of fire and cloud looked down upon the Egyptian…
  • By Jacqueline Porter of Arvada, Colorado, USA Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Matthew 11:29–30 In my prayers, many…
  • By Diane Goold of St. Joseph, Missouri, USA For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope. Jeremiah 29:11 Like many seniors in their seventies, my husband and I…
  • By Sarah Nelson of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, USA Fulfill the purposes of the Temple by making its ministries manifest in your hearts. It was built from your sacrifices and searching over many generations. Let it stand as a towering symbol of a people…
  • By Denise Greene of Seagrove, North Carolina, USA Who is wise and understanding among you? Show by your good life that your works are done with gentleness born of wisdom…But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to…
  • By Linda Booth of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, USA …To another he said, “Follow me.” But he said, “Lord, first let me go and bury my father.” But Jesus said to him, “Let the dead bury their own dead; but as for you, go and proclaim the kingdom of…