November 19, 2015.Reading time 9 minutes.
Mark 13:1-8 Did you ever skip rocks as a kid? Did you ever collect rocks on the beach or in the forest or near a stream? Did you ever climb a tall hill or a mountain and stand in awe of it? Have you ever been drawn to rocks? As a kid, I loved finding […]
November 19, 2015.Reading time 11 minutes.
Mark 12:38-44 Ruth It’s important to recognize that all sacred books are grounded in a certain time and place. In the case of the Bible, it is also important to accept that the writers of the NT books and the Hebrew Scriptures were most likely all men. Women’s voices [and even their names] are not […]
November 6, 2015.Reading time 9 minutes.
Mark 10:46-52 Have you ever been shushed? You know what I mean. Has anyone ever told you be quiet, to silence your voice, bite your tongue, or even worse— Shut up! Sure you have. All of us at one point or another are silenced. Sometimes, we think it happens mostly to kids. You know, the […]