What do you need most in your life? If you could boil your needs down to just one, what would it be? As we follow Jesus in the gospel of Mark, it becomes quickly clear that Jesus did not come to be a good example or to inspire. He came to do something for us. […]
Why should we listen to Jesus, let alone follow him? Why should anyone believe Jesus’ gospel and give his or her life to him? Mark’s account is going to give us good reason this week.
Jesus finally speaks. After his baptism, after his 40 days in the wilderness, he cries out: The Kingdom of God is at hand. It is near. And that means everything must change. Because to live in the Kingdom means to heed the life and instructions of the King. Who is the King and what does […]