Posts From the monthly archives: "September 2010"

The Danger of a Dull Heart


Recently I was reading Mark 6 and noticed a scary remark made by Mark concerning the disciples’ hearts. After Jesus’ feeding of the 5,000 (Mark 6:30–44) and his walking on the water (Mark 6:45–52), Mark tells us that Jesus hopped into the boat with his disciples who were “greatly amazed…(Read More)

I’m loving our church’s big focus on sharing the gospel. It’s not that we didn’t care or talk about sharing the gospel before, but we’ve definitely stepped up the frequency and intensity on the challenge to live a missional life–and I believe it’s a good thing! (Just as…(Read More)

Are You Naked?


One of the most peculiar details in Mark’s Gospel is the account of the naked disciple in Mark 14:51­­–52. Immediately after Judas betrays Jesus in the Garden, Mark informs us that “they all left Him and fled” (Mark 14:50). Then, he focuses on one particular disciple in the next two verses…(Read More)