Killer Ego

Killer Ego

Today’s reading was Mark 9:33-37 33 They came to Capernaum. When he was in the house, he asked them, “What were you arguing about on the road?” 34 But they kept quiet because on the way they had argued about who was the greatest. 35 Sitting down, Jesus called the...
Doubt does not Disqualify

Doubt does not Disqualify

Today’s reading was Mark 9:14-29 14 When they came to the other disciples, they saw a large crowd around them and the teachers of the law arguing with them. 15 As soon as all the people saw Jesus, they were overwhelmed with wonder and ran to greet him. 16 “What are...
Hobo Math, and the price of a Soul

Hobo Math, and the price of a Soul

Today’s reading was Mark 8:36-38   36 What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? 37 Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul? 38 If anyone is ashamed of me and my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of...
To thine own self be true – NOT!

To thine own self be true – NOT!

Today’s reading was Mark 8:34-38 34 Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. 35 For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses...
The Myth of Private Faith

The Myth of Private Faith

Today’s reading was Mark 8:31-33  31 He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three days rise again. 32 He spoke...