In our MadeNew Bible study on Sunday mornings we've been working our way through the Gospel of Mark. The Jesus of Mark's Gospel is sort of a rage lunatic life wrecker type and I think that's why I keep going back. No one gets what they want from this Jesus, but everyone gets what they need. People love to focus on Jesus' infuriation of the religiously powerful, but this isn't the half of it. It isn't just the Pharisees that are caught in his deer hunter target sights. It's everybody.
Nobody gets away from Jesus and gets to stay the same.Read More