Slave to the Rhythm

Slave to the Rhythm

Today’s reading was Mark 6:30-44 30 The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. 31 Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, “Come with me by yourselves to...
Death to PowerPoint!

Death to PowerPoint!

Today’s reading was Mark 6:7-13  7 Calling the Twelve to him, he began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over impure spirits. 8 These were his instructions: “Take nothing for the journey except a staff—no bread, no bag, no money in your belts. 9 Wear...
Savior but not Lord

Savior but not Lord

I’ve had quite a few conversations recently concerning people, who identify themselves as Christians, and who have expressed a desire to be baptized, join the church or take some leadership position within the church. The problem is, that in quite a few of these...
How to amaze Jesus

How to amaze Jesus

Today’s reading was Mark 6:1-6 6 Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. 2 When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. “Where did this man get these things?” they asked. “What’s this...
The “Jesus vs Death” Deathmatch

The “Jesus vs Death” Deathmatch

This morning’s reading is Mark 5:21-24, and then 5:35-43 (this story is interrupted by the story of the bleeding woman, who I talked about yesterday. 21 When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered around him while he...