A Three-Dimensional Faith

Text: Mark 5:21-43 Date: June 27 2021 Where you read Scripture matters. With whom you read Scripture matters. This morning, I want to look at Mark’s intertwined stories of Jairus’ daughter and the woman with hemorrhages. I want us to read this story together three...

Towering Trees; Pesky Weeds

Text: Mark 4:26-34 Date: June 13, 2021 “Love your enemies; do good to them.” This morning, I want to talk about what I believe to be our supreme nemesis – trees. Call me crazy, but I’m convinced that deep within us, we are envious of trees, of their endless...

Punching Holes in the Darkness

Texts: Psalm 138; Mark 3:20-35 Date: June 6, 2021 In the name of our loving, liberating and life-giving God – Father, Son & Holy Spirit. Amen What a joy it is to be up here again, to be in this space with you, to worship together, to feel your energy, your...

One body and one Spirit

Baptism reflection, January 14, 2018Glennon Heights Mennonite ChurchBetsy Headrick McCraeScripture passages: Mark 1:9-11 and Ephesians 4:1-6One body and one SpiritBeing a Christian is never a solitary endeavor. We’re in this together. In thewords of the Apostle Paul:...

Getting ready

In this passage, Jesus uses 4 different words related to seeing or looking. blepete idhte agrupneite grhgorh Don’t worry, there’s not going to be a quiz on the Greek stuff. blepete comes from blepw, the general purpose NT word for see But it also carries a connotation...