Mark 5:1-20 contains the story of Jesus meeting a man plagued with demons. The man who introduces himself as “Legion” because there were so many and was an outcast of society. This story not only teaches about how Jesus heals the man but how he speaks to the culture that surrounded him. Listen to hear how we can be a people that live in awe of God’s goodness and to even more lean on him.
Matthew 6:5-15 gives us a right understanding to how we should operate in prayer. As they transition from a career in the mission field Phil gives us some helpful reminders and practical truth found in Jesus’ teaching from the sermon on the mount. Listen and consider your own prayer life, appealing to the power of God to give you peace.
Mark 16:1-8 gives a brief account of the discovery of the empty tomb. The women who the angel appeared to them bringing the good news of the resurrection responded initially in fear. Listen in as we consider how our response to the empty tomb can determine our understanding of the power of God.
Mark 14:32-72 gives a widow into the lives of two disciples of Jesus and how they are a part of his arrest and denial. Judas betrays Jesus for silver by delivering him to be arrested and Peter betrays him by denying him three times. Listen in to hear about what we can learn from the rejection of Jesus.
Mark 14:1-31 Jesus is preparing his disciples for what is tome come next. He prepared himself so that he would be enabled by the Holy Spirit to take on the cross for us. All of us prepare in different way for things we need to do. Listen along as we consider how God is preparing us for a life a devotion to him.
Mark 10-11 gives us a picture of Jesus taking the his last journey to Jerusalem to celebrate Passover. As Jesus walks his “Green Mile” to the cross we see the compassion of Christ to stop and heal the blind man in Jericho. Consider how we might follow his example and understand our mission but not be blinded by it.
Mark 4:35-42 The faith of his disciples is tested as they go to cross the Sea of Galilee when a storm comes up. Jesus shows his authority over creation in this story and they are left to question, “who is he that the wind and waves obey him?” Listen in to find out more about what is looks like when we are tested and we see what our faith looks like.
Mark 4:26-34 The parable of the sleepy farmer and the mustard seed gives us a unique perspective on the nature of the the kingdom mystery that Jesus brings. Join us as we unpack the reality of the kingdom of God as we come to the communion table.
Mark 4:1-25 Jesus gives the parable of the four soils Jesus gives publicly and provides an explanation to his disciples later when they ask. This is a helpful text to identify the forces that work to remove, invade or stifle the growth of God’s word.
Mark 2:18-3:6 Jesus confronts two major aspects of the Jewish Law in his disciples not fasting and rules regarding the sabbath. Here we see how Jesus considers exceptions to the the law and what is most important about knowing their creator.
Mark 2:1-17 provides a clear depiction of how the work of Christ while on earth was an affront to the religious leaders of the day. Not only was he able to heal people but he demonstrated his authority to forgive sins. Upon the landscape of religions the world has, Christ is God’s love displayed inviting all to be disciples regardless of status.
Mark 1: 35-45 gives us a picture of who Jesus is and how he relates to different groups of people. Join us an we take a deeper look at how Jesus responds to the crowds and to the outcasts of society. He is not a leader drawn to crowds, rather he seeks those who are untouchable in society.
Mark 1:16-34 The life and ministry of Christ changed the way people interacted with their creator. This message from Mark gives us a clearer picture of Jesus as the Lord over all creation.
Mark 1:1-15 gives a direction for what the purpose of John Mark’s gospel account. This gives us a better picture of who Jesus is and why this gospel is significant. The theme of this gospel comes out as we examine the account of the Messiah, the Son of God.
This message is the introduction to a new series on the book of Mark. There is much to be learned from the life of John Mark as he faces conflict with the Apostle Paul and is restored in the book of acts. This message sets the stage for gospel of Mark as we look at the character of Mark.
Sermon Text: Romans 3:23; 8:18
As we take communion as a community we are lead by Pastor Steve Schoenwald to look to the word of God in how we receive the Lord’s supper and draw closer to him.