In this week’s passage, Jesus has some very serious warnings for us. He emphasizes that the gospel message is the only truth we must hold to so that our lives reflect God’s will. Nothing else is acceptable to a holy God. So we will be exploring what the truth of the gospel is and what […]

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Last Sunday’s account had Jesus sending out his disciples as an extension of himself and his ministry. They would preach the kingdom, heal the sick, and proclaim judgement on those who refused to believe. What was fascinating to me was that Jesus sent them out after he was rejected. Why? Well, he wasn’t saying to them, […]

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The Offense of Jesus (Mark 6:1-13)

The gospel of Mark is an unveiling of Jesus. But what we will find this week is that for some, no amount of unveiling will do. Jesus will always be an offense to some people. It is important to unpack this idea for a few reasons. First, to learn more about Jesus and the offense […]

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