Waiting in Faith (Mark 5:23-41)

Today is the beginning of Lent, the time when much of the Christian church intentionally prepares for the coming of Easter. The next 40 days are meant to captivate our hearts and center us on the central event of the Christian church, the resurrection of Jesus Christ. And so the central thing we do in […]

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Victory Over Evil (Mark 5:1-20)

The world, we know (consciously or sub-consciously), is not the way it is supposed to be. And the word that comes to our minds and hearts to describe this reality is: evil. Evil exists. It is baffling and maddening and awful. And questions abound: Why is it like this? How should we respond? Where is […]

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Into the Storm (Mark 4:35-41)

We have seen Jesus’ power, but not like this. He has healed the sick, he has cast out demons. But now this incredible physical manifestation that reveals a wondrous strength. But what does Jesus want us to know? What does he want us to believe? The storms of life are not just physical, but spiritual. They […]

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