The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day: Psalm 23:1-4

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. [The Lord] makes me lie down in green pastures; [the Lord] leads me beside still waters; [the Lord] restores my soul. [The Lord] leads me in right paths for [the Lord's] name's sake. 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 23:1-4 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail
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Verse of the Day: Psalm 23:1-4

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. [The Lord] makes me lie down in green pastures; [the Lord] leads me beside still waters; [the Lord] restores my soul. [The Lord] leads me in right paths for [the Lord's] name's sake. 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 23:1-4 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail
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Prayer of the Day: The Witness of Our Christian Lives

God of wholeness, we pray that we may joyfully show, live, preach, and embody Christ for the world, through our callings. Grant us the grace to participate in sharing your continued presence with the world through the witness of our Christian lives. Amen.
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Prayer of the Day: The Witness of Our Christian Lives

God of wholeness, we pray that we may joyfully show, live, preach, and embody Christ for the world, through our callings. Grant us the grace to participate in sharing your continued presence with the world through the witness of our Christian lives. Amen.
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Voice of the Day: Reverend I. Carter Heyward

"In the Spirit which draws us into honest engagement with one another, including those who may be very different from us in various ways, God calls us to wake up and learn how to love and respect one another, period." - I. Carter Heyward Reverend I. Carter Heyward + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail
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Verse of the Day: John 15:12-15

This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. I do not call you servants any longer, because the servant does not know what the master is doing; but I have called you friends, because I have made known to you everything that I have heard from my Father. - John 15:12-15 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail
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Voice of the Day: Eleanor Roosevelt

The trouble is that not enough people have come together with the firm determination to live the things which they say they believe. - Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail
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Verse of the Day: Psalm 95:1-3

O come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! Let us come into [God's] presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to [God] with songs of praise! For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods. - Psalm 95:1-3 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail
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Prayer of the Day: Honoring the Memory of Martyrs

God of justice, grant us the wisdom and the courage to speak up for the truth and to do good, trusting inyour Son to show the way. May we continue to honor the memory of martyrs of the faith, keeping in mind that many of them continue to live and die for faith this day. We pray for courage to speak up for injustice, trusting in God's goodness and truth to prevail. Amen.
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