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Question Jesus Asked

Questions Jesus Asked

Have you ever wondered why Jesus would ask a question, especially one he already knows the answer to?

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High Five for Friday 10/24/2014

  High Five for Friday!  Here's a look back at some of my favorite things from this week for which I am grateful. Terrible Love, a movie my son edited, made its world debut at the Austin Film Festival. Terrible Love was picked as one of the top 5 … Read More...


Does Spiritual Formation work? Answers from Haggai

"Spiritual formation" is a hot topic today.  But does it work?  The Old Testament prophet Haggai would answer no. Spiritual formation is "an intentional Christian practice with the goal of developing spiritual maturity that leads to Christ-likeness."  This … Read More...

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High Five for Friday 10/17/2014

High Five for Friday!  Here's some of my favorite things from this past week and what I'm grateful for (in no particular order): The sun came out after a week of rain.  I'm grateful to see blue skies again! Reggie Coates of Heartfelt Music & … Read More...


Dealing with Loss: Lessons from Haggai

Recently I lost my church, my small group, my ministry and the family cat. At a season when I am free to devote more time to teaching and discipleship, I find myself "all dressed up with no place to go," starting over in the same place. Many days grief over … Read More...


Why we have 4 Gospels

Imagine an English teacher who is teaching a class on classic literature, for example Pride and Prejudice or one of Shakespeare’s plays. If she were teaching a classroom of high school students, she would emphasize the historical context, manners and … Read More...

Question Jesus Asked

Questions Jesus Asked

This series looks at the places where Jesus asks a question in the Gospel of Mark.   Jesus not only taught through sermons, parables and miracles.  He also used questions as a teaching tool, frequently asking a question he already knows the answer to. 01 … Read More...