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mark: Destination Buenos Aires!

Cobblestone streets, neoclassical mansions sultry tango parlors…Welcome to South America’s chicest metropolis where old world elegance meets contemporary coll.  Today’s biggest decision: Explore the bohemian barrio of La Boca? 426 more words


Becoming Christ -- Mk. 1.1-15(3)

This  is my last post on Mark’s opening. Here are my first and second posts.

St. Mark did not write his Gospel for our curiosity. It is not a bit of trivia included just to tell a tidbit of history. 1,353 more words


Hope for Change

Jesus Changed the Sinner—not the Self-Righteous (Mark 2:13-4:34).

Some people are easy to hate. The kind of people who cut you off in traffic and then proceed to go slower than Jabba the Hutt after Thanksgiving Dinner. 1,091 more words


Sermon: Finding Rest In Jesus from Mark 2 & 3

In our sermon series “Mark: Discipleship in Christ Through the Gospel,” we are reminded that in our burn out and exhausted world, we are all looking for rest. 59 more words


My Friends Brought Me To Jesus!

I have been studying Mark 2:1-12. It’s a passage where Jesus clearly showed He is God. So, it is a turning point in the narrative because of His transparency about His divinity; and now He has enemies – the religious rulers and authorities. 658 more words


Make an Entrance

Jesus Changed the Paralytic—not the Pharisees (Mark 2:1-12).

I hate crowds. I mean, people are handy—especially if they’re your friends and family. But when you get a bunch of them together, all trying to check out with their flat-screens or drive down the interstate to work or buy a burrito from Chipotle…that’s when it gets complicated. 1,326 more words


Jesus Heals a (Sort Of) Paralytic

Paralysis by analysis: the state of over-analyzing (or over-thinking) a situation so that a decision or action is never taken, in effect paralyzing the outcome. 711 more words

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