October 4, 2018.Reading time 9 minutes.
Mark 9:38-41; 49-50 The Message (MSG) 38 John spoke up, “Teacher, we saw a man using your name to expel demons and we stopped him because he wasn’t in our group.” 39-41 Jesus wasn’t pleased. “Don’t stop him. No one can use my name to do something good and powerful, and in the next breath cut me down. […]
September 27, 2018.Reading time 6 minutes.
Mark 9:30; 33-37 To recap: Human evolution is a growth process that children, youth, and adults experience. Though there are plenty of narratives out there that try to convince us adults that we hit an evolutionary wall at some point and therefore do not change or have the ability for a paradigm shift—I argue that […]
September 20, 2018.Reading time 10 minutes.
Mark 8:27-32; 34-35 From time to time people may say things like: “Once you pass a certain age, you are who you are.” “People don’t change much after age ___….” “You can’t teach and old dog new tricks….” While most of the time we don’t mean any harm when we say such things, it does […]