Monthly Archives: January 2015

Devotional for February 1, 2015 –   RE:Purposing: The Lord’s Prayer 

Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible Background      When looking at our scripture in narrative form, I find that I see things that I haven’t really seen before. For example, this Sunday we are looking at a chunk … Continue reading

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Theme – Jesus Came For Losers

Written by Pastor Mark Bringman Matthew 5:1 – 20                    NRSV When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. 2Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying: 3 ‘Blessed are the … Continue reading

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Devotional for January 18, 2015 –   RE:Purposing: Jesus Tempted in the Wilderness                

 Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible Background      In this week’s story we encounter Jesus being led out to the wilderness to encounter the tester.  This translation calls this roll the devil.  In Greek it is translated to … Continue reading

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Devotional for January 11 – Baptism of Our Lord

Written by Mark C. Pederson, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church Theme Background If last Sunday was our Methodist Covenant Renewal Sunday, this is the Lutheran version.  For us, everything begins and ends in baptism.  We are typically baptized as infants, and … Continue reading

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