MARK 2 | WHEN A CLIENT VANDALIZES YOUR HOME

MARK 2 | WHEN A CLIENT VANDALIZES YOUR HOME

This is part 2 of a multi-part series on the book of Mark. Background Matthew 4:13 says Jesus left Nazareth and settled (or lived) in Capernaum in Galilee. 2:1-12 In this passage Jesus is at home in Capernaum (Mark 2:1), and people are coming to him from all villages...
MARK 1 | THE SPEAKING AND THE DOING

MARK 1 | THE SPEAKING AND THE DOING

This is part 1 of a multi-part series on the book of Mark. 1:1 The word gospel was used in the ancient world often for military victories, but the apostles and writers of the Scriptures co-opted it for language of being saved from the enemy’s kingdom into the Kingdom...
THE IMPORTANCE OF MENTORSHIP

THE IMPORTANCE OF MENTORSHIP

Pouring Out In Mark 3:7-12, Jesus withdraws to the Sea of Galilee, and a crowd follows. The crowd is made up of an unprecedented group of people from: Galilee, Judea, Jerusalem, Idumea, beyond the Jordan, Tyre, and Sidon (3:7-8). This is incredible. People have heard...
B4T: STATE OF THE UNION

B4T: STATE OF THE UNION

We are at the beginning of 2024. As we look back on last year and into the new year, let’s reflect on the “state of the union” (SOTU) in the B4T movement. We will be looking at where it has been (B4T 1.0), where it is now (B4T 2.0), and where it is heading (B4T 3.0)....
IT’S TIME TO GO

IT’S TIME TO GO

The LORD is moving. In OPEN USA, we are seeing people who are seeing good reason to do things differently, and want to join our network overseas to learn and contribute to the movement. Planting In Mark 4:26-29, the Kingdom of God is compared to a man scattering seeds...
THE DISCIPLINED PURSUIT OF LESS

THE DISCIPLINED PURSUIT OF LESS

Yes, there really is enough time to do all that God has for you. But there is a catch: you must understand your priority. In modern life, we often hear statements such as, “If only I had 30 hours in a day…” or “If only I didn’t have to...