This is a three part series on Jesus' call to be His disciple Mark 1:16–20 Passing alongside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. 17 And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers … Continue reading Jesus’ call to be His disciple is a grace-filled call
When Jesus started preaching in Galilee, He tells us the Kingdom of God is at hand. Because Jesus is King...His kingdom is both a present reality and a future hope. In the person of Jesus Christ, we are confronted with the Kingdom of God. The coming of the Kingdom of God is God's person visitation … Continue reading What does it mean to repent and believe?
As we continued our series on the Gospel of Mark, we came to the passage where Jesus called His first disciples. In Mark 1:14-20, Jesus invites Simon, Andrew, James, & John to follow Him. In Mark’s fast-paced style, this pivotal moment in the lives of four men has been stripped down to its simplest terms: Jesus called; they followed. … Continue reading Jesus’ Call And Our Response
Jesus’ life & ministry serves as an EXAMPLE of what we should do & as an EXCHANGE FOR what we could never do. In fact this is what separates Jesus’ Gospel from every other religion. Religion is all about what you must DO to please God and EARN His blessing. The Gospel, on the other hand is about what Jesus has DONE for you. Everything … Continue reading An EXAMPLE & An EXCHANGE
If 2020 has taught us anything it's that leading through a pandemic is HARD! Most of us started 2020 with all the hope and promise of a new year. We had confidence in our plans and confidence in our ability to lead our churches, businesses, and organizations to accomplish those plans. Then COVID-19 hit and … Continue reading Becoming A Confident Leader