The Man at the Well

In the fourth chapter of the Gospel of John, an encounter takes place between a Jewish Rabbi and a Samaritan woman by the Well of Jacob. This event is often referred to as the story of “The Woman at the Well.” Whereas the woman is a unique character within this story,...
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Who is Jesus?

Perhaps you know of somebody by the name of Jesus. Maybe he is Jesus from school or Jesus from the workplace. Jesus is a somewhat common name. In the first century, it was extremely common Jewish name. Many believe that it was one of the top ten most common names for a Jewish...
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Happily Ever After Only Follows Once Upon a Time

  The words “happily ever after” may be the perfect ending to a fairy tale, but how often are they true in a person’s life? We all want to experience “happily ever after,” but sadly our lives are often filled with sorrow and pain. Even with great wealth and position there is...
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Tired of the Rat Race?

Whether we are familiar with that terminology or not, we are all familiar with the sense that we are in endless pursuit of something which we cannot find. According to Wikipedia, a rat race is an “endless, self- defeating, or pointless pursuit.” Imagine a bunch of rats running...
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