Monthly Archives: July 2014

Surprise! The door flings wide open

  16 “Go and get your husband,” Jesus told her. 17 “I don’t have a husband,” the woman replied. Jesus said, “You’re right! You don’t have a husband— 18 for you have had five husbands, and you aren’t even married to the man you’re living with … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers

 “But sir, you don’t have a rope or a bucket,” she said, “and this well is very deep. Where would you get this living water? And besides, do you think you’re greater than our ancestor Jacob, who gave us this well? … Continue reading

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Exodus 2:1-10: a look at confidence, courage, love and mercy

Today I am sharing another sermon that highlights women in the Bible. It was given by Rev. Joanna Harader, pastor at Peace Mennonite Church, Lawrence, KS, on June 22, 2014. I am publishing it with her permission. (I proudly claim … Continue reading

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The Promise of Living Water

June 21, 2014 Note: I began this blog in 2012 with some biblical reflection on the story of Jesus and the unnamed Samaritan woman, as told in John 4. Reflecting on my husband’s death, March 7, 2014, took center stage … Continue reading

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Remembering a pioneer woman for American Baptist Churches USA

Rev. Evelyn Huber was the first woman to be called to the position of Area Minister in ABC/USA. She died on January 3, 2014. Her loving service for God’s church was seen in her life’s work, her encouragement of women … Continue reading

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