Sermons on Mark

Everything!

“Everything!” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “What Shall We Bring?” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. November 18, 2018   Mark 12:38-44 38As he taught, he said, “Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, 39and to have the […]

Health

“Health” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “The Good Life: Money, Power, Health?” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. October 28, 2018   Mark 10:46-52 46They came to Jericho. As he and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus son of Timaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the roadside. […]

POWER

  “Power” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “The Good Life: Money, Power, Health” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. October 21, 2018   Mark 10:35-45 35James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came forward to him and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of […]

Money

“Money” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme:  The Good Life:  Money, Power, Health Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. October 14, 2018 Mark 10:17-31 17As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 18Jesus said to […]

Employee of the Month

“Employee of the Month” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “Our Job Description:  Change the World” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. September 23, 2018   Mark 9:30-37 30They went on from there and passed through Galilee. He did not want anyone to know it; 31for he was teaching his disciples, saying to […]

Who’s the Boss?

“Who’s the Boss?” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “Our Job Description:  Change the World” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. September 16, 2018   Mark 8: 27-38  27Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that […]

Feed the Dogs

“Feed the Dogs” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “Our Job Description:  Change the World” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. September 9, 2018   Mark 7:24-30 24From there he set out and went away to the region of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know he was […]

Holy Welfare

“Holy Welfare” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “Foolish Faith” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. July 15, 2018 Mark 6:34-44 34As he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd; and he began to teach them many things. 35When […]

They laughed at Jesus

“They Laughed at Jesus” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens based on the theme: “Foolish Faith” Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. July 1, 2018   Mark 5:21-43 21When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered around him; and he was by the sea. 22Then one of the leaders […]

April Fools?

“April Fools?” a message by Dr. Bruce Havens theme: Life and Death Matters Arlington Congregational Church, U.C.C. April 1, 2018 Mark 16:1-8  (NRSV) 1 When the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. 2 And very early on the first […]