Mark 4:1-20 Starting a new series this week, Pastor Scott brings to Bethany Church the story of the Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, and how that didn’t meet expectations. Then looks at a known passage of Jesus’s teaching and compares our faith to that of the Fyre Festival.
Mark 3:31-35 Associate Pastor Reid Gordon brings the message to Bethany this week. He looks at a passage where Jesus redefines his family and in the process pushes against the cultural norm of His time where by making such a statement would insult and dishonor Himself and His family.
Mark 3:20-30 Whenever religious leaders encountered Jesus, they believed he was a threat to them. In an attempt to counter this, they would slander Him. Today is no exception. When you take a stand for Christ that goes against your culture, you may encounter the same spirit of slander that He faced. Scott Ritterbush looks at this passage and also answers the question that plagues many of the unforgivable sin.
Mark 3:7-19 We all have areas of our lives in which we lack…. something. For example, it may be money, food, or time or a myriad of other things. Jesus came to fill an area of your life in which you need to be filled. This week, Pastor Scott looks at some more areas in which Jesus came to give…
Mark 2:18-3:6 In another angle of why did Jesus come, guest speaker Jake Hovis looks at three more concepts of Jesus came to call sinners, and why He called them.
Mark 2:13-17 Why did Jesus come? What did He demand of us? Pastor Scott looks at at the way that Jesus interacted with the less than desirable people of His time, and the Challenge, the Conviction and the Comfort that He offers.
Mark 2:1-12 Senior Pastor Scott Ritterbush opens a new series with the idea of going against the flow… Upstream, shall we say. In His time, Jesus made bold counter-cultural choices that went against the flow of His day, and of ours. In doing so, He brought joy to those around Him. This week, Scott looks at the story of healing the paralytic.
Mark 1:29-45 We all would like to be healed from what plagues us. Sickness, fear and shame are some of the myriad of these items. Pastor Ritterbush points out this passage and lays out three specific items that Jesus faced then, and also faces today…. on our behalf.
Mark 1:21-28 This week’s passage opens with Jesus teaching in a synagogue and is confronted by a demon possessed person. Pastor Scott takes a look at this idea, and builds to the conclusion that Jesus has power unlike any other.
Mark 1:14-20 There are numerous ways that we can share the gospel with people around us. One way that many believers overlook is the simplicity of hospitality. Scott Ritterbush opens this weeks passage in Mark and illustrates how we can share the Kingdom of God with our neighbors, by sharing our table with others.