Daily Bread

Daily Bread

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

  • By Glenn Johnson, Pacific Southwest International Mission Center president Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost. He said to them, “Why are…
  • By Merna Short of Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ has forgiven you. Ephesians 4:32 Delicate shards of broken glass shattered onto the bed. Gently, I picked them up. As I…
  • By Alex Kahtava of Blue Springs, Missouri, USA Jesus Christ, the embodiment of God’s shalom, invites all people to come and receive divine peace in the midst of the difficult questions and struggles of life. Doctrine and Covenants 163:2a God, our…
  • By Peggy Young of Independence, Missouri, USA Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid. John 14:27 Every day on my way to work, I…
  • By Diana Hansen of Gilbert, Arizona, USA How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity! Psalm 133:1 Loving our neighbor is foundational to Christian discipleship. We might question who our neighbors are, the type of love…
  • By Pam Cress of Camano Island, Washington, USA For the kingdom of God is not food and drink but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. Romans 14:17 Seeking the cooler air of a heavily wooded walking trail on a very hot, end-of-summer…
  • By Deb Crowley of Urbandale, Iowa, USA There was not a needy person among them, for as many as owned lands or houses sold them and brought the proceeds of what was sold. Acts 4:34 How I wish I could will the word “they” out of existence at…
  • By John Wight of Blue Springs, Missouri, USA We declare to you what we have seen and heard so that you also may have fellowship with us; and truly our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. 1 John 1:3 In his first epistle…
  • God is calling for a prophetic community to emerge, drawn from the nations of the world, that is characterized by uncommon devotion to the compassion and peace of God revealed in Jesus Christ. Doctrine and Covenants 163:11a [Excerpted from Choose…
  • By Zac Harmon-McLaughlin, Dean, Community of Christ Seminary What has come into being in him was life, and the life was the light of all people. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it. John 1:3–5 I don’t know about…