A troubled conscience? (Mark 6:14-29)

Jesus was dividing opinions. Some as we’ve seen loved him and wanted to follow him and be close to him, others rejected him outright. A lot were bewildered by him and trying to make sense of him. Who was this man who could heal the sick and calm the waves? So, they tried to make… Continue reading A troubled conscience? (Mark 6:14-29)

A voice crying in the wilderness (Mark 1:1-8)

Each of the Gospels start a little differently. Matthew and Luke both begin with Jesus’ birth and the nativity story but whilst Luke takes us to the specific day with shepherds and angels, Matthew focuses on the arrival of the wisemen.  Luke talks about Gabriel’s appearance to Mary but Matthew focuses on Joseph.  John begins… Continue reading A voice crying in the wilderness (Mark 1:1-8)