The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day: 'I have food to eat that you do not know about'

Meanwhile the disciples were urging him, "Rabbi, eat something." But he said to them, "I have food to eat that you do not know about." So the disciples said to one another, "Surely no one has broug
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Prayer of the Day: Congregational Renewal

Pray for congregational renewal and engagement, that the church would serve and work alongside the poor in our cities and communities in the name of Christ, challenging local leaders and institutio
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Voice of the Day: Anthony Wilhelm

We cannot prove our love of God except by loving our fellow humans. Jesus Christ loved God precisely by loving his fellow men and women.
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Verse of the Day: 'You have been a refuge to the poor'

For you have been a refuge to the poor, a refuge to the needy in their distress, a shelter from the rainstorm and a shade from the heat. - Isaiah 25:4
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Prayer of the Day: Personal Renewal

Pray for the personal renewal of all Christians, grounding ourselves in prayer and in the word of God, and living under the call of Jesus to bring good news to the poor.
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Voice of the Day: Lucretia Mott

It is time that Christians were judged more by their likeness to Christ than their notions of Christ.
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Verse of the Day: 'If it dies, it bears much fruit'

Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.
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Prayer of the Day: Faith and Justice Groups

Pray for the work of the Faith and Justice groups in Boston and New York, and that new coalitions united for justice and transformation of communities would come together as a result of training an
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Voice of the Day: Bill Moyers

Charity depends on the vicissitudes of whim and personal wealth; justice depends on commitment instead of circumstance.
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Verse of the Day: 'Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue'

Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue, so that you may live and occupy the land that the Lord your God is giving you. - Deuteronomy 16:20
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