Books of the Bible: Mark

Books of the Bible: Mark

Hardness of Heart

Donna Schaper

Hardness of heart is a spiritual matter in love relationships, divorces, between siblings – and in the garden.


Faith Is Simple (But Not Easy)

Anthony Robinson

I was fired up about faith moving mountains, but suddenly stopped short by "Forgive, if you have anything against anyone."


Anybody Need a Pie?

John Edgerton

It's pick-your-own blueberry season in New England.


The Killer Said "Grace"

Matt Fitzgerald

The killer brutally murdered a teenaged girl. Twenty-one years later he was still awaiting execution.


Small Letter, Big Spirit

John A. Nelson

Scripture sets so many traps.


Shikata Ga Nai

Molly Baskette

There is always something that can be done, especially by those with privilege. 


Eternal Life

Donna Schaper

Eternity has that big sound, like a thunderstorm that will come later in the day or something grand that is just beyond our reach. 


Who is Jesus?

Talitha Arnold

By its end, Handel left no doubt that the Messiah "shall reign forever—and ever, forever and ever!"


The Seven Last Words of the Church

Richard L. Floyd

The church is gathered to hear God's life-giving promises and the Good News of God's great love for us in Jesus Christ.


Today Could be Christmas

Martin B. Copenhaver

Sometimes I think that Christmas, properly celebrated, would not be a fixed date on the calendar.  It would not happen on the same day every year.  It would be more like a surprise party.