Mark 13:1-8, 24-31 – November 14, 2021

Text: Mark 13 : 1-8, 24-31As we continue our look at the Gospel of Mark, we find that Jesus has reached Jerusalem. Predicting great suffering and the destruction of the temple, Jesus also quotes Isaiah in speaking of the Son of Man coming with glory. When our world starts to crumble and the familiar things…

You are Enough – November 7, 2021

“You Are Enough”Text: Mark 12:38-44Have you made yourself fully available to what God wants to do in your life? If you do, that will be enough since God’s Holy Spirit is with us and works through us. The Holy Spirit multiplies and does so much out of the little that we have and give to…

Reformation Sunday – October 31, 2021

Reformation SundayText: Mark 12:28-34On this Reformation Day, we remember that following God is most about our faith and what God is doing and has done for us. What if it is a faith that yields love, a belief in the God who has died for our sins? As it was with the teacher of the…

When I Have Nothing to Offer – October 24, 2021

“When I Have Nothing to Offer”Text: Mark 10:46-52“What do you want me to do for you?” Jesus has asked this question multiple times during our recent study of the book of Mark. The question is asked to both His disciples, who have been following Jesus for a long time, and to those who were considered…

Mark 10:32-45 – October 17, 2021

Text: Mark 10:32-45For the third time in the Gospel of Mark, Jesus warns His disciples that he’s going to die in Jerusalem. Seemingly ignorant of this warning, James and John ask to be beside Jesus in His glory. Jesus calls His disciples together and reminds them the Son of Man did not come to be…

Mark 10:17-31 – October 10, 2021

Text: Mark 10:17-31In Mark 17, when the rich man asks Jesus how to enter the Kingdom of God, Jesus invites him to live sacrificially. We receive the same invitation, living graciously with the resources God has given us. We must also accept God’s grace, because the kingdom of God is not based on what we’ve…

Mark 10:1-16 – October 3, 2021

Text: Mark 10:1-16Marriage is one of God’s preferred analogies about His relationship with His people, appearing frequently throughout Scripture. In Mark 10, Jesus’s words about marriage and divorce can be seen as an illustration of God’s grace just like God’s references to marriage is about His love. However, we should understand that Jesus wants our…

Mark 9:38-50 – September 26, 2021

Text: Mark 9:38-50Have you ever had a moment where you want to be involved in something and found someone saying, “sorry, you’re not a part of our group – you’re not one of us?” This happens in Mark, Chapter 9 when the disciples told someone who was casting out demons in Jesus’ name to stop.…

Mark 9:30-37 – September 19, 2021

Text: Mark 9:30-37, Psalm 27:1-6, Job 28:20-28, James 3:13-18Using the “Intersections” method that we have been invited to participate in, Pastor Tim examines multiple passages from our service and finds how they all contribute to our understanding about God. You can find the weekly Bible readings in our bulletin insert (available online at our web…