Jesus tells the disciples how he will change everything by dying on the cross & rising from the dead, but two mishear think only of their own future.
Once again Jesus defies the expectations of his culture (including his disciples); this time by welcoming children. In fact, he went much further than that…
Once again, the Pharisees came to try and trip Jesus up; this time about the issues of divorce. But Jesus refused to play their game.
We're called to take care of one another; treat each other gently; act as though we belong to one another. Even when we're very different from each other.
Jesus and the disciples were on a long journey, and the disciples were arguing about who is the greatest. We have a look at Jesus' response to them…
Jesus, Peter, James & John come down from an incredible mountaintop experience to find the other disciples arguing about why they couldn't exorcise a demon.
The transfiguration is the mind-blowing final scene of Mark's three-part drama of who Jesus is. Jesus is transformed and a voice calls us to listen to him…
Jesus continues to develop the implications of what it means to be a disciple. There's no way around this - we have to walk the same road as Jesus.
Jesus asks the disciples who they think he is. Peter answers: You are the Messiah. This sermon explores that whole moment, and the expectations Peter had.
The question that has been bubbling under the gospel of Mark is now becoming central: who is Jesus?