Bible-Lite Daily Devotionals require minimal biblical and theological knowledge and may also incorporate non-biblical inspiration and content.


Suggested Themes

  • Justice as Worship
  • Self Care: Caring for yourself to care for others
  • Compassion: Springs of life in deserted places
  • Family: Finding family in the strangest of places
  • Relationships: Sex now or sex later
  • Truth: A tangle of lies
  • Addiction: When is enough enough?

Submissions Should Include the Following:

  • Title and Theme: Must be explicit as to what the focus of your devotional is.
  • Number of days that your devotional lasts: Include as many days as you like, but no less than 3 days.
  • Quote or *Bible Passage: *This is an optional addition to each day of your devotional, unless you are submitting a Biblical Daily Devotional.
    • Quoted Bible passages must include the book, chapter, verse, and Bible translation. E.g. Matthew 5:10-12 (NRSV). 
    • If including quotes from published texts, please include copyright information (publisher, title, author, year published, page passage is found on).
  • Main Message: Budget about 200-750 words per message, per day. Your message should be concise, and each day should have one clear focus/main purpose for your readers.

Submission Example: 

Justice for All: A 3-Day Devotional on Justice

Day 1: Justice as Evangelism

Scripture/Relevant Quote: Use this space to include the text that goes hand-in-hand with your daily worship thought.  If using quotes from published texts, please include copyright information (publisher, title, author, year published, page passage is found on). Quoted Bible passages must include the book, chapter, verse, and Bible translation. E.g. Matthew 5:10-12 (NRSV). 

Message: Use this space to write out a 200 to 750 word post for the day. Your message should be concise, and each day should have one clear focus/main purpose for your readers.  

Call to action: Encourage your readers to do something with what they've just read. This may also be a prayer. Example: "Today think about the ways you have been called to show Christ to others through your justice works." OR "Lord, help me to let you into the moments in my day when I can choose to step out in faith and let my hands be your hands."

Day 2: Living a Life of Action

Scripture/Relevant Quote: Use this space to include the text that goes hand-in-hand with your daily worship thought.  If using quotes from published texts, please include copyright information (publisher, title, author, year published, page passage is found on). Quoted Bible passages must include the book, chapter, verse, and Bible translation. E.g. Matthew 5:10-12 (NRSV). 

Message: Use this space to write out a 200 to 750 word post for the day. Your message should be concise, and each day should have one clear focus/main purpose for your readers.  

Call to action: Encourage your readers to do something with what they've just read.   

Day 3: A Child Shall Lead Us

Scripture/Relevant Quote: Use this space to include the text that goes hand-in-hand with your daily worship thought.  If using quotes from published texts, please include copyright information (publisher, title, author, year published, page passage is found on). Quoted Bible passages must include the book, chapter, verse, and Bible translation. E.g. Matthew 5:10-12 (NRSV).  

Message: Use this space to write out a 200 to 750 word post for the day. Your message should be concise, and each day should have one clear focus/main purpose for your readers.  

Call to action: Encourage your readers to do something with what they've just read.  

Attach any links you would like included in your devotional plan. Include personal websites, YouTube pages, Twitter handles, etc.