Monthly Archives: September 2013

Devotional for September 29, 2013 : God’s Name

Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible Background After the first week of 6th grade, I came home in a huff.  I slammed doors, threw my backpack down and proceeded to sigh heavily as a pre teen can tend … Continue reading

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With a Rock for a Pillow: Jacob’s Dream

Written by Mark C. Pederson, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church Theme Background According to the “Working Preacher” webcast for these texts, there are some biblical stories that are given to us as a good example of how to live out our … Continue reading

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Devotional for September 15, 2013 : Binding of Isaac

  Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible Background There is something in Judaism called midrash. Midrash is a way to explain scripture by adding storytelling to fill in the blanks.  It is rabbinic literature. Midrash attempts to explain … Continue reading

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Creation

Written by Mark C. Pederson, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church Theme Background This week we will be introducing our new series on the Narrative Lectionary.  A lectionary is a group of readings assigned for each week in worship.  We usually use … Continue reading

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