A Well, A Woman and Living Water

Jesus traveled through Samaria. He and His disciples were on the run because they had become marked men. Their movement had become bigger than that of John the Baptist. John the Baptist conducted his ministry out of the way, down at the Jordan River. And, the Baptist’s eccentric ways, his...

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The Light of Sotkamo

To those who remember her, Huli Valpasvuo was like a Sotkamo summer day. Her life was full of light. She seemed to shine all the time just as the midnight sun does in this village situated in central Finland, where dusk is a stranger during the months of June and...

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The Betrayer Had Clean Feet

“[Judas] then having received the sop went immediately out: and it was night” (John 13:30). This is the middle of the story of Judas and his betrayal of Jesus as we read it in John 13. He turned traitor. Here, he takes his leave from a life as a follower...

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