Day 11 of #DailyMark. The first scene in Mark 11 seems like a bright spot in the life and mission of Jesus. The crowds adore…View More Mark 11 – Leadership and Applause: Friends or Enemies?
Day 10 of #DailyMark (no, not based on my name!). Mark 10 is another very full chapter (have you noticed how Mark moves quickly from…View More Mark 10 – Ransom
Day 9 of #DailyMark. Note to self: Don’t leave your daily reading and writing until the end of the day, especially Sunday. As seems to…View More Mark 9 – Leading by Being Last?
Day 8 of #DailyMark. Mark 8 is loaded full of well-known and powerful statements of Jesus: “Why does this generation ask for a miraculous sign?“,…View More Mark 8 – World vs Soul: Who Wins?
Chapter 7 of my #DailyMark journey. I’m struck by both the clarity and offensiveness of Jesus’ words in verse 8, “You have let go of…View More Mark 7 – What do You Need to Let Go of?
Day #6 (and Mark 6) of #DailyMark. In a chapter filled with miracles by Jesus, it seems odd to have the story of John the…View More Mark 6 – Will You Be a Cultural Rebel?
Wow, what a range of stories in Mark 5! The common theme is the compassion and power of Jesus, but it is the various responses to…View More Mark 5 – Go and Tell Them
Here we are in Day 4 of my #DailyMark journey. I’ve written about the first parable in Mark 4 before (see #DailyMatthew 13), and even…View More Mark 4 – Aligning with the Kingdom
Day 3 of #DailyMark. Mark 3 continues the story of Jesus and his encounters with both religious leaders and religious tradition. In the opening scene,…View More Mark 3 – Missing the Work of God
Day #2 of my #DailyMark journey. Mark 2 is like yesterday’s chapter (and the entire book of Mark, actually): fast-paced, action-packed, and quickly moving from…View More Mark 2 – Faith