Tag Archives: Mark 8

The Concentration Camp Where Bonhoeffer Died

A few weeks before his execution, at the age of 39, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was transferred to the Flossenburg Concentration Camp, where he would be hanged on April 9, 1945. Just two weeks after his death the American Army would liberate … Continue reading

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Jesus Uncensored

Mark is a great Gospel. It’s frank, brief, sharp, and edgy. It reminds you a little of a guy who has something really important to say, but not a lot of time to clarify, qualify, or dress up his words. … Continue reading

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This Pretty Much Sums It Up

This short clip serves as a great example of how a church culture develops as the gospel takes root. It correlates well with the central idea of our text this morning from Mark 8:1-21. That central idea is “We can’t see Jesus clearly until we … Continue reading

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In Focus

Twenty-three weeks into Mark’s Gospel we have seen a couple of consistent themes develop. 1) When people witnessed Jesus’ words and deeds they marveled in astonishment and amazement. 2) The major question (asked 7 times through 7 chapters) is “Who … Continue reading

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