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How Did He Stay on Track? Studying Mark 2

Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash   When you were a kid did you ever ask questions in class just to get your teacher off topic? Staying on track is tough against a whole classroom.Mr. Wheat was a tough nut to crack. He was…
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The Temptations of a Servant: Applying Mark 1

Photo by The Creative Exchange on Unsplash   We began studying the Gospel of Mark last week. Now it's time to begin applying Mark 1. For me, the temptations of a servant--do it all even if it kills you--were all over the place:Sending…
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Jesus, Martyr Mom or Servant King? Studying Mark 1

Photo by The New York Public Library on Unsplash   I hate it when I get an attack of it--the Martyr Mom Syndrome. I'm going along, doing this and that around the house, not looking for any thanks or even acknowledgement. I'm…
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Seeing Jesus Through the Eyes of Mark: Join Us!

Back to School means Back to Bible StudyAre you looking for a Bible study to join this fall? Personally, I would love to be refreshed by seeing Jesus through Mark's eyes. Fortunately, our church is doing a sermons series on the…
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Apostasy: When a Friend Abandons the Faith

Photo credit   Apostasy is the unthinkable, crushing reality of watching a friend walk away from Jesus. I have a short list of such friends for whom I grieve and pray regularly. On July 31, 2019, I added Joshua Harris to that…