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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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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