Contributed on Aug 5, 2001
This was done as a dramatic monologue, as if I were Mark; and costumed according to Mark 14:51-52! It makes use of one of Mark’s favorite words, "immediately", and argues that Jesus expects immediate response to His call.
Contributed on Aug 12, 2001
Jesus’ handling of and interpretation of His witness at the seashore is a parable of our witness in shaky, stormy circumstances.
Contributed on Aug 20, 2001
Many of us dislike dealing with unplanned events, but those who need us need us now. So either we paralyze or we panic, unless we learn to work together inside God’s grace and unless we discern that He is giving us time in which to grow our faith.
Contributed on Aug 25, 2001
Sermon prepared for observance of my fifteenth anniversary as pastor; confession that, like Joseph of Arimathea, I have waited too long to be bold and then have done my work all to alone; but that the basis for pastor and people is the grace of the Cross