New Wine

September 19, 2021
One of the biggest struggles we often face in life, and particularly in the life of the church, is to step into something new God is calling us to. Not…
Jesus was tempted with the things of the world, just as we are each and every day.  He was challenged to use His power to meet His everyday needs.  He…
After spending several years with Jesus – living with Him and learning from Him – after having Jesus reveal His power and authority over everyone and everything – after failing…
In our passage today, we see that Jesus miraculously had the disciples feed another 4000 with 7 loaves of bread and a few fish. The Pharisees show up and ask…

Inside Out

May 20, 2018
Why does a slop-loving pig love slog?  What would happen if we put a suit on the pig, would that change the “heart desire” of the pig? What if we…

Tradition!

May 13, 2018
Mark 7:5-8  (ESV) 5 And the Pharisees and the scribes asked him, “Why do your disciples not walk according to the tradition of the elders, but eat with defiled hands?” 6 And he said to them, “Well did…
Mark 6:45-52  (ESV) Jesus Walks on the Water 45 Immediately he made his disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd. 46 And after…
Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand Mark 6:30-34 30 The apostles returned to Jesus and told him all that they had done and taught. 31 And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to…
In this passage, the disciples were receiving their significant mission instructions from Jesus, to be Jesus’ “ambassadors”.   The being SENT was important as the main task they were to accomplish,…

Right Minded

April 15, 2018
Too often we feel like we see very little of God in life, which is a direct reflection of how we see God as so “little”.    The truth is,…