Martin Luther once said that "there is on earth no greater comfort than Baptism." What did he mean by that? Here is my answer to that question, using the baptism of Jesus as my guide.
Take up your cross, Jesus said, and follow him. But what if the cross we are asked to bear is not one we want? Here is a poem reflecting on this question.
Prepare the way of the Lord, John the baptizer declares to us at the beginning of Mark's Gospel, by making his paths straight. How? Here is my sermon on Mark 1:1-8 reflecting on that question.
All four gospels are important to understanding the good news of Jesus, but what is important about Mark's Gospel? As we begin a church year that primarily features Mark, here is a brief overview of this gospel.
What is the great malady of our time? It is arguably the "loss of soul." Here is my sermon on Mark 13:24-37, exploring what it might mean for us to pay renewed attention to our souls.
One of my favorite questions in Scripture is this one from Jesus: “How many loaves have you?” And it is one that I remind myself of whenever I am feeling overwhelmed by the needs that I see around me.