United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Jennifer Brownell

Jennifer Brownell

Here we are in the very first chapter of the very first book about the very first church, and just about the very first action those very first believers undertake is…an election


Jennifer Brownell

I first moved to the Pacific Northwest from the (very) Northern Midwest two decades ago.


Jennifer Brownell

"Well, I sinned with my husband just last night!"


Jennifer Garrison Brownell

Scholars always seem to say something, well, scholarly about this passage, like, "In first century Palestine, the act of wiping Jesus' feet with her hair would have been an act of unseemly immodesty by Mary."


Jennifer Garrison Brownell

My favorite nine-year-old tells me it freaks him out to look at his friend through binoculars held backwards.