5TH Sunday after Pentecost June 28, 2015 Mark 5:21-43 You can click on this link to read the Bible story in Oremus Bible Browser. Falling in Love with Jesus All Over Again “Crossing Boundaries” If you could ask Jesus for one thing, what would it be? Would it be something you think of as […]
Are You the One?
3rd Sunday in Advent December 15, 2013 Matthew 11:2-11 “Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?” John, that powerhouse we met last week is in prison. He shouldn’t have been surprised, as he took his job as truth-teller seriously. You can’t get away with publically taking power=hungry […]
2nd Sunday after Pentecost June 2, 2013 Luke 7:1-10 A pastor friend of mine called me with a story a few years ago. She was amazed that a family that she barely knew had sent a check for $300. She’d never met this family before being called to the bedside of their dying father. […]
The Strong Man
Study Materials for the Gospel of Mark II The Gospel According to Mark As you read chapters 6-10 of the Gospel of Mark, pay particularly close attention to these: Suffering: Jesus begins to talk about ‘taking up your cross’ and how the Messiah must suffer. Good news or bad? Insiders and Outsiders: who are the […]
6th Sunday after Epiphany February 12, 2012 Mark 1:40-45, 2 Kings 5:1-14 My recent bout with ‘frozen shoulder’ pain, has been an eye-opener. I knew that people who were very sick or in serious pain couldn’t concentrate on anything and were often even unable to really carry on a conversation. But knowing it and experiencing […]