Sermons on Mark

Sermons on Mark

The Church in 2063

Today our “Seeing Ahead” theme concludes with a look far ahead, forty-three years from now. It was forty-seven years ago, that our current sanctuary was built. What will ministry and mission look like when our “new sanctuary” turns ninety years old? What lessons are important for us to learn today in order for RUMC to be thriving then? Key Text: Mark 2:21-22 NIV

Wilderness

With cautionary advice to avoid social proximity to others and pandemic with COVID-19, we are in exceptional times.

Give Up My Need To Be Right

With frequent rants both publicly and on social media, we are constantly engaged with others who are simultaneously very opinionated and easily offended.

Give Up Worry

Worry about things changes nothing, but what should we do when we are concerned? Not being concerned about things that matters is negligent. What should we do when we are overly-anxious and paralyzed by inaction? Listen for more… Key Texts: Mark 4:26-29

Forgiving Myself

Not forgiving yourself ends up leaving you tied up in knots like ropes tied around your wrists. Not receiving forgiveness for yourself personally will leave you feeling inadequate and paralyzed. This unwillingness to forgive himself is what led Judas down the path of inescapable regret and pain. We have more in our lives to compare to what happened to Judas than we may at first realize. Judas did not realize that Jesus could forgive even the sins of Judas. Your…

Both An Invitation & A Command

22 times in scripture, Jesus asked someone to Follow Him. These two words carried with them both an invitation to bring Heaven to earth and also a command to release our “fall-backs” and turn our lives over to Him completely. Listen in as Pastor Chris dives deep into what this means for our lives.