Pastors Wade, Potts, and Witte continue their exploration of Mark's gospel account by tackling the first portion of chapter eight. A highlight is Jesus' duplication of food for the Gentiles. The ask the pastor question is: "When was the first bible written?"
Pastors Witte and Potts join Pastor Wade to continue talking about Mark chapter 7. In this chapter we explore Jesus' firm rebuke of the Pharisees and explore what it means to have faith in him. The ask the pastor question is: "What should the true church be like?"
This week the Gospel for You undergoes a new format. Pastor Jeffrey Wade of St. John's Waltz leads a round-table discussion with Pastor Mark Witte of Grace Lutheran in Monroe and Pastor Daniel Potts of Trinity Lutheran in Monroe. The conversation is Mark 6:30:56 and especially the feeding of the five thousand. The ask the pastor question is: "Does Jesus love us no matter what we do?"
Deacon Bob Auxter of Grace Lutheran Church in Monroe, MI joins Dr. Kurt Taylor of St. John's Waltz to discuss the first portion of Mark chapter six. The conversation focuses in on Jesus' ministry in Nazareth, his sending out of his disciples, and the death of John the Baptist. The ask the deacon question is: "Did God create hell?"
Pastor Mark Flory of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Petersburg, MI joins Dr. Kurt Taylor of St. John's Waltz to discuss the fifth chapter of Mark. In this reading, we see Jesus cast out the man with a legion of demons, heal the sick, and raise the dead. The ask the pastor question is: "Is coming back to earth one day?"
Pastor Jeffrey Wade and Dr. Kurt Taylor, both of St. John's Waltz, discuss the end of Mark chapter four. The topic focuses in on Jesus' "Kingdom of Heaven" parables. The ask the pastor question is: "Why can't we see God?"
Pastor Daniel Potts of Trinity Lutheran Church and School in Monroe, MI joins Dr. Kurt Taylor of St. John's Lutheran Church and School in Waltz, MI to talk about the first portion of Mark 4. The conversation centers on The Parable of the Sower and its explanation. The ask the pastor question is: "Why do some churches not baptize babies?"