He stood there heartbroken. He’d followed the law his whole life, but Jesus had just told him he was coming up short, and he didn’t think he could fix it. We invite you to join us for just over 25 minutes today of worship in song, prayer, scripture, and studying God’s word. Today we look at Mark 10:17-31; the story the one often referred to as “the rich young ruler.” As you reflect on your life, are you “rich enough”? Continue reading →
Our worship today looks at one of the toughest scriptures in the Bible--Jesus' words to the man with many possessions who came to Jesus seeking eternal life. Rev. Bob Shaw speaks from the Gospel of Mark 10:17-31 in bringing us this message of how things in life can become our possessors rather than our possessions. Continue reading →
What miracle story is the only one found in all four gospels? A hint is, it is found in the Gospel of Mark, and it has to do with a different sort of table.… Read the rest “DisciplesNet Worship #212, “A Table in the Wilderness” (Barkhauer 09.21.2014)”
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Did you know that when Christians gather at the table, breaking bread together as Jesus did with his disciples so many years ago, that we are participating in a type of stewardship, of God's amazing plan for our work in the world? How can this be? We hope that you will join us today and find out.
Today we are honored to have as guest preacher Dr. Ronald J. Allen, distinguished New Testament and preaching professor, scholar, and author. Dr. Allen serves on the faculty of Christian Theological Seminary (www.cts.edu) in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, is an ordained minister with the Christian Church, Disciples of Christ.
This sermon, from Matthew 26:26-40, is the first of a series of four in the stewardship materials authored by Dr. Allen, From Bread and Wine to Faith and Giving, and available from the Center for Faith and Giving (www.centerforfaithandgiving.org).
We are grateful to the Center for Faith and Giving for special permission to use these resources online. Continue reading →
Our worship today challenges us to look around us, to see what God may be calling us to do to make a difference in the world, no matter who we are and where we are.… Read the rest “DisciplesNet Worship #210, “Seeing Christ in New Ways” (Smith 09.07.2014)”