When I was in college, I (reluctantly) attended a weeklong campus ministry retreat where we spent 5 hours a day studying the Gospel of Mark. It was a slow, in-depth study (we ended up only getting through the first 8 chapters!) and I was doubtful as to whether I would enjoy the experience. But much… Read More Enter Into the Text: Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of Mark
On Sunday, Charles led us through the end of Mark 1, and one of the themes that emerged from this passage was that of the spiritual realm, the unseen forces at work all around us. In fact, as we continue reading in the book of Mark together, we will find that Jesus and his disciples… Read More Spiritual Realm Resources
Today on the blog, Kirstin Yu, a Blackhawk Intern, reflects on her own faith journey and how there’s no such thing as a “boring” faith story. *** I was baptized in my freshman year of high school. It was a difficult decision for me to make for two reasons. The first: I was not a… Read More When our faith story feels unspectacular
Scott Lovelace grew up going to church, but walked away from God after high school. Nine years ago, Scott was faced with a major life change, and it was through this difficult season that he experienced the transformational love of Christ through Christian community.
Chris and Charles dive into the question, “What is the Gospel?”
This week’s post comes from one of our summer interns, Kirstin Yu. Kirstin is a gifted writer who has spent the summer sharing her beautiful gift with several of our teams. Today, Kirstin is reflecting on a portion of this past Sunday’s sermon. Enjoy! *** Since childhood, I’ve found Jesus to be a rather murky… Read More The Human Encounter
“But what about you?” Jesus asked his disciples. “Who do you say that I am?” (Mark 8:29) Jesus came teaching the good news and proclaiming to be the Son of God… but people didn’t always get it. Sound familiar? Jesus and his message were often misunderstood in his day, and He’s often not fully understood… Read More Series Introduction: Unexpected Kingdom