Mark 9:30-50 Discipleship 101

What does it mean to be the “greatest” in the eyes of Christ? It’s a question the disciples wanted to know – and yet it’s an answer they weren’t ready to hear. For you and I, it’s a great reminder that the ways of heaven must become the ways of this earth – and the ways of Christ’s disciples must be that of heaven. Continue reading Mark 9:30-50 Discipleship 101

Mark 9:2-13 The Transfiguration of Christ

A long time ago there was a moment. A moment upon a mountain that declared the glory of Christ. A moment, upon a mountain that declared that Christ is the culmination of all things. A moment that declared that the Law pointed to him and that all the prophets declared Jesus as well. A moment, that Peter, James, and John, would need to remember because their faith, their work, their “discipling” would need strength. Encouragement…is what they would need. Continue reading Mark 9:2-13 The Transfiguration of Christ

Mark 8:14-26 Yeast and Blindness: Seeing Christ

What does it mean to be “spiritually blind?” It’s a great question – and I wonder if we can even define that as WE are spiritually blind in many ways – and yet in our story today Jesus helps us “see” (so to speak). So join me as we look at this “hinge” text of Mark and the foreshadowing that he does! Continue reading Mark 8:14-26 Yeast and Blindness: Seeing Christ

John 1:1-14 Life in the Light (Christmas Eve)

We have lots of sayings in life – with one of them being “You only live once” – and for many of us we’ve lived by that mantra. But is that what living is? On this Christmas Eve podcast – we’ll look at John’s declaration of what “living” means as we wait for the celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior. Continue reading John 1:1-14 Life in the Light (Christmas Eve)

Revelation 19:11-16 The Second Advent

So much of what we believe is not only on Christ’s entry into this world as a baby and what he has done upon the cross .. but so much of what we believe hinges on his promise of his return. But what does that mean and what will that look like? And why in the world are we looking at it during Advent!? Good questions! Join me in this podcast as we look at what the Return of the King looks like and why we’re looking at it here in “Advent” Continue reading Revelation 19:11-16 The Second Advent