Tag Archives: Mark

Getting Our Hands Dirty – Mark 4:1-20

I’ve never been a gardener, but I’ve done some this year. I’m trying to detoxify a patch of soil in our backyard and I heard sunflowers would do a good job of that. So, I got my hands dirty and … Continue reading

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Spreading Out With The Message – Mark 1:32-45

My wife overheard me as I made this video and noted that I made a BIG mistake. (Theological error) Rather than redoing the video, I decided to give you the chance to take advantage of my mistake. If you let … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ – Mark 1:1-15

As I thought about what book to study next, I decided upon the gospel of Mark. It’s always important to study the gospels, and one of the things I like about Mark is that it moves so quickly and focuses … Continue reading

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August 13 – It’s Time to Be the Light

Quick note: yesterday was another traveling day. We got great medical news, but I was still too tired to finish and post this yesterday. John 1:1-18; 1 Chronicles 5-6; Zephaniah 2 “In Him was life, and the life was the … Continue reading

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July 11 – Totally Alive!

Mark 16; 1 Kings 12:1-31; Hosea 14 “And entering the tomb, they saw a young man clothed in a long white robe sitting on the right side; and they were alarmed. But he said to them, ‘Do not be alarmed. … Continue reading

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February 23 – Sow What?

Numbers 5-6 Mark 4:1-20 “Others are like the seed planted in the good ground. They hear the teaching and accept it. Then they grow and produce fruit—sometimes thirty times more, sometimes sixty times more, and sometimes a hundred times more.” … Continue reading

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February 18 – Disciples and Teachers – Showing and Telling

Leviticus 23-24 Mark 1:1-22 “When Jesus was walking by Lake Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew throwing a net into the lake because they were fishermen. Jesus said to them, ‘Come follow me, and I will make you … Continue reading

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December 25 – What Can I Say?

Luke 2:1-20; Ezekiel 37; Isaiah 60 This may sound a little crazy, but Christmas is hard on preachers. Most preachers like to be original, a little bit creative even, in their sermons. Meanwhile, people want to hear about the birth … Continue reading

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April 28 – Disagreements

Psalm 67; Proverbs 2:1-5; Acts 15:36-41 My pastor once said that if you want to learn about the disputes within a church, check out that church’s constitution. Those bylaws and amendments that make you do a double take – those … Continue reading

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June 13 – Right Here! Right Now!

Mark 1:1-20; 2 Samuel 2:1-3:1; Daniel 1 I am a procrastinator. I admit it. While many in the world proclaim, “There’s no time like the present,” I smile and say, “Relax. There’s no time like the future.” My wife knows … Continue reading

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