Daily Bread

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

  • By Dan Gregory of Edina, MN, USA “I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and what stress I am under until it is completed! Do you think that I have come to bring peace…
  • By Jane M. Gardner, presiding evangelist He also said to the crowds, “When you see a cloud rising in the west, you immediately say, ‘It is going to rain’; and so it happens. And when you see the south wind blowing, you say, ‘There will be scorching…
  • By Anne Bonnefin of Hamilton, New South Wales, Australia Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I fear no evil; for you are with me; your rod and your staff— they comfort me. Psalm 23:4 Excerpted from “Healing Presence,” Australia Herald…
  • By Taylor Thompson of Caldwell, OH, USA From the rising of the sun to its settingthe name of the Lord is to be praised. Psalm 113:3 When I was a little girl, my grandparents owned a vacation home in Florida. Though we usually stayed with them at…
  • By Rodger Howell, of Columbia, MO, USA Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28 Does God want to speak to us? Is God always with us? My answer is, “Yes, God is always with us and…
  • By Dan Gregory of Edina, MN, USA He has brought down the powerful from their thrones, and lifted up the lowly; he has filled the hungry with good things, and sent the rich away empty. Luke 1:52–53 The movement of God in history, in human lives…
  • By Susan Oxley of Seattle, WA, USA The vision of Isaiah son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.Hear the word of the Lord, you rulers of Sodom!Listen to the…
  • By Dan Gregory of Edina, MN, USA “Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Sell your possessions, and give alms. Make purses for yourselves that do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in…
  • By Ryan Pitt, Mid-Atlantic USA Mission Center president For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Luke 12:34 There’s a box in my office that serves a special purpose. While most of my boxes sit stacked on one another and are full…
  • By Jerry Henry, Columbia, MO, USA For it is God who is at work in you, enabling you both to will and to work for his good pleasure. Philippians 2:13 During a meditation portion of worship, we were asked to recall blessings we had received and…