Monthly Archives: June 2015

From Lament to Praise

Written by Mark C. Pederson, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church Theme Background Lament. The longer you live, the more you will pray these prayers. Life is hard, and relationships are difficult. Our church is in the midst of some lament. We … Continue reading

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Praise and Justice

Devotional for Sunday, June 21 Written by Mark C. Pederson, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church Theme Background This is a classic praise Psalm. But it has a twist. Notice this is a command, not a suggestion. People of faith have no … Continue reading

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Praying the Psalms

Written by Mark C. Pederson, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church Theme Background Praying the Psalms. Jesus did it. It guided him through the heights of glory to the pit of despair. I really like Eugene Peterson’s introduction to the Psalms. I’m … Continue reading

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Devotional for June 7, 2015 – Waiting in Transition   

    Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible Background  –  It is extremely surreal to write that this is my last Sunday at McMinnville Cooperative Ministries.  On top of that, I realize that MCM is in the midst of … Continue reading

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