LENT: AWAKE

Mark 13 I️ have loved being in the Word with you over the past couple of weeks for our Lent study! Who would’ve ever guessed we would be where we are today? Stuck in our homes. Scanning the news. Watching the time tick by slow. And yet, I️ know assuredly that God knew all along.…

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LENT: COMMUNITY

Mark 7 I’m going to be real honest with you….today has sorta been a tough day. I️ tend to error on the side of upbeat & positive, but I️ am missing being a part of the community. I️ miss people. Moreover, I wish I could see your faces. And most definitely your laughs. As a…

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LENT: HOSANNA

Mark 11 “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David! Hosanna in the highest!” Mark 11:9-10 It’s Palm Sunday and I️ want to encourage everyone to be in God’s Word today. I️ believe that the Word is alive and actively working. I️ also believe…

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LENT: RADICAL

Mark 3 Jesus’ own family thought He was crazy. Gone mad, some might say. As I️ read today’s text, it did make me chuckle. So indulge me for a bit. Preposterous Claims Place yourself back in the time of antiquity, without the context of what’s to come next. Imagine growing up in the home of…

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LENT: FOLLOW

Mark 2 If you have been following along during this study of Lent as we prepare for Easter, I️ want to let you know that we will turn our attention to the book of Mark for the remainder of our study. And today as I️ read Mark 2, my attention is caught up by the…

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LENT: HEAR

Mark 1 As you read the Gospel of Mark, it sounds much like the nightly news. The camera spans quickly covering highlights, providing a grand overview. Why, within the very first chapter, we jump from John the Baptist to the inauguration of Jesus’ ministry (baptism, wilderness escapade, the call of the first disciples) and proceed…

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