Thoughts for Holy Week

In Mark 15, as Jesus stands before Pilate, the Roman leader asks him: Are you the king of the Jews? Jesus' answer is sparse, cryptic, and not really an answer -- or at least, not the answer Pilate was looking for: You say so, read some versions. You have said it, reads another. It is…

The End that’s a Beginning

I love how the Gospel of Mark ends. At least, how I┬áthink it ends. If you look at your Bible, you'll notice that there is some uncertainty with that. There is a "shorter ending" for Mark, and a "longer ending." They are called this for deep, theological reasons - it's because one is shorter, and…