How do you define “amazing”???

“And they went into Capernaum, and immediately on the Sabbath he entered the synagogue and was teaching.  And they were astonished at his teaching, for he taught them as one who had authority, and not as the scribes.  And immediately there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit.  And he cried out,Continue reading “How do you define “amazing”???”

Have you ever been arrested?

“Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the gospel of God, and saying, ‘The time is fulfilled and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.’”   Mark 1.14-15 I’ve always wanted to.  It can be really dangerous—but what isn’t?  Yes, people have died doing it, but youContinue reading “Have you ever been arrested?”

Preparation 101

“The Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness.  And he was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan.  And he was with the wild animals, and the angels were ministering to him.”   Mark 1.12-13 I grew up in the “woods” of north-central Arkansas.  We lived with acres upon acres of woodlandsContinue reading “Preparation 101”

The Hidden Question in the Gospel of Mark

My first car was a 1973 VW Bug.  It was sky blue and I loved it.  It had a four speed (manual) transmission and could go anywhere.  Because it had rear wheel drive with the weight of the engine over the rear axle, you really could go off-road.  I drove it down muddy roads andContinue reading “The Hidden Question in the Gospel of Mark”