Feb 19, 2012
From the time Jesus stepped into public ministry, He was met with opposition, from both visible and invisible forces. Mark introduces the ubiquitous conflict incited by Jesus' life and message. To this day, the life and message of Jesus still incites an inner-conflict within all who are met by Him.
[ The Gospel of...
Feb 12, 2012
Once Jesus began His public ministry, it was apparent: life under the radar was over. He would now be sought out everywhere by people suffering under every form of evil. And evil takes no vacation.
As Mark continues to introduce the Cast and Characters of the Gospel, he tells us where Jesus finds his strength to keep...
Feb 5, 2012
To encounter Jesus - and take Him seriously - will be unsettling. To be confronted with His claims, His message, and His invitation demands a response of some kind. The question is - what kind of a response will that invoke?
In part three of our series, we meet the next set of Cast and Characters in the...
Jan 29, 2012
A disciple is one who sets out to learn what his Rabbi knows, to do what his Rabbi does, and to become like his Rabbi. Beginning in Mark 1:16… we meet the next set of cast & characters in the Gospel story.
Introducing... the Followers.
[ The Gospel of Mark | s01.e02 | Mark 1:16-20 ]
Jan 22, 2012
In chapter 1, Mark introduces the cast and characters of the epic Gospel story. He writes… "The beginning of the Gospel about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God…" What better place to start than with the Star?