Cemetery or Nursery?

Cemetery or Nursery?

Today’s reading was Mark 1:29-39 29 As soon as they left the synagogue, they went with James and John to the home of Simon and Andrew.30 Simon’s mother-in-law was in bed with a fever, and they immediately told Jesus about her. 31 So he went to her, took her hand and...
From Fish to Following

From Fish to Following

Today’s reading was Mark 1:14-28 14 After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. 15 “The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!” 16 As Jesus walked beside the Sea of...
The Trinity Explained – Ha

The Trinity Explained – Ha

My plan during the summer vacation is to go through the gospel of Mark with Landon, so in upcoming blogs, you may encounter some of Landon’s more raw thoughts and questions regarding the text. It could be interesting. This morning’s reading was Mark 1: 1 The beginning...
Thank you for not smoking

Thank you for not smoking

In Numbers 25, the wayward Israelites are seduced by Moabite women and engage in their cultus, worshipping other gods: 25 While Israel was staying in Shittim, the men began to indulge in sexual immorality with Moabite women,2 who invited them to the sacrifices to...
How Siegfried and Roy got it wrong

How Siegfried and Roy got it wrong

The story of Balaam and Balak has caused me much amusement. Balak intended to hire Balaam to curse the nation of Israel, knowing that he could not defeat them by military means. Yet Balaam has an encounter with God, and will only speak that which God gives him to say,...