Monthly Archives: January 2014

Devotional for February 2, 2014: Just a drink of water?

  Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible Background                                                                                                                                                   The contrast between last week’s story and this week’s story is striking.  This week we encounter the next important character in John’s gospel story of Jesus, the Samaritan woman.  She … Continue reading

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You Must Be Born Again

Written by Mark C. Pederson, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church Theme Background I would normally shy away from this text.  When I was growing up there was no more intimidating question, than to have someone walk up to you and begin … Continue reading

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Devotional for January 19, 2014: Cleansing the Temple

  Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible Background        When I read through the scripture for the day, I had to look at the calendar again.  All of a sudden I was transported towards the end of Lent.  … Continue reading

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Jesus Saves a Wedding

Written by Mark C. Pederson, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church Theme Background If my hypothesis is correct, John has Jesus start his ministry by making wine, and ends his ministry in a vineyard right before he heads off the Garden and … Continue reading

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