Being Both Right and Wrong

Mark 8:27-38   We live in a world that claims there is no existence of absolutes.  The postmodern way of thinking holds to the notion that there is no absolute truth. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, it goes something like this.  Don’t tell me that your way is the only way of doing things. Don’t tell me … Read More

When Pigs Fly

Mark 5:1-20   For the purposes of this story today, you need to know two things.  First of all, I am a huge Arkansas Razorback fan.  I know many of you already know this. Secondly, I went to a Catholic high school in my hometown of Little Rock, Arkansas. Next, I’ll offer up two more tidbits of information for you.  … Read More

The Wind and Waves Obey Him

Mark 4:35-41   We’ve talked about storms before.  We’ve actually done it on a couple of occasions within the context of our Sunday evening Bible Studies. In our study of the Gospel of John, we took a look at Jesus walking on the water. In that passage, the disciples were stranded at sea in the midst of a furious squall. … Read More

Jesus the Evangelist

John 4:1-26   Some folks are terrified standing in front of crowds, while others relish the moment. Given my current job—and given what I now am doing here before you—I suppose you can guess to which group I belong. I don’t know if it’s the “only child syndrome”—you know, that situation where a child grows accustomed to getting all the … Read More