Category: Mark

Generous Sowing, Generous Hearing, Generous Blessing
March 18th, 2018

Mark 4:1-20 Why is it that some people respond to the invitation of Jesus to come and others do not? Why is it in a family that some of the children will grow up to follow Jesus but others will walk away? One of the more disheartening experiences in my life was with a man […]

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Friend of Sinners
March 20th, 2016

Mark 2:13-17 We celebrate today the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. Jesus who taught with authority, the great healer, who had authority over demons, came into Jerusalem with a large, exuberant crowd. They followed him and ran ahead of him as he rode in the midst of this celebration on the colt of a […]

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Who Are Your Disciples?
March 13th, 2016

Various John the Baptist had disciples who followed him. They lived with him. They watched him as he interacted with the crowds who came from Jerusalem to see if he might be Israel’s first prophet in four hundred years and maybe be the long promised Messiah who would deliver Israel. Wherever John the Baptist went, […]

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When Healing Comes
February 28th, 2016

Mark 1:21-34 In this period of Lent, the forty days before Easter, we are looking at major emphases in the ministry of Jesus. Elliot talked about Jesus getting away to pray on a regular basis. If we want to be more like Jesus, then we too need to take time to get away. Last week […]

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When Healing Comes
February 21st, 2016

Mark 1:21-34 James 5:14 Elliot and I have felt led by God to preach sermons in this season of Lent, the forty days preceding Easter, that focus on major emphases in the ministry of Jesus. Elliot preached last Sunday about prayer and the practice of Jesus to go away to a quiet place to pray, […]

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