When Our Thoughts Run Wild

Matthew 8:24-34, Luke 8:26, Mark 5:1-20 Immediately after landing from the sea, a man approached Jesus whose thoughts run wild. Crazy and half out-of-his-mind. He lived among the tombs and no one could contain him, not even with a chain. Night and day his demons tormented him. You would say he is insane. With the…

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LENT: ETERNAL

Mark 5-6 The action-packed journalistic style of the book of Mark continues with snapshots of Jesus’ earthly ministry. Unfolding before our eyes is a Savior who has relentless compassion in a world stock-full of bad news. Jesus doesn’t ignore the problems, but rather confronts the evil and reveals His character of mercy, love, and hope.…

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LENT: SOWER

Mark 4 I’m loving the book of Mark and all the great stories! Did you know that 75% of the Bible consists of stories! There is such power in a story! One that you’ve probably heard numerous times before is : The Parable of the Sower and Reaper I️ think this is a perfect text…

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LENT: WITH

Joshua 1 Joshua has always been the default leader, the vice president to me. Moses couldn’t go into the Promised Land, his time was up, so he looked to Joshua, “You take them on in.” Sounds like a cowboy on his last cattle run. Sure sounded like easy enough task. The Promised Land was flowing…

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LENT: GRATEFUL

Today, during our 40-days of Lent study, I️ am going to challenge you. What are you grateful for? Nowadays, it would be easy to sit-back, point-fingers, mumble and complain. When the going gets tough, we tend to get gripey. Our earth-bound, fleshy nature clings to the cup half-empty point of view. Expressing gratitude in Scripture…

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LENT: GROUNDED

We want our coffee hot and our french fries fast. We live in a quick-to-order, hurry-it-up culture. Life in the fast lane. And too often, we want to hurry up God. 

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