Guest Preacher: Dr. John York

Mark’s narrative of the life of Jesus begins with repeated uses of the word “Gospel” – Good News.  The ministry of Jesus begins with Jesus “preaching the Gospel of God” (1:15).  What Jesus preaches is something other than what we typically assume to be the heart of “Gospel”, namely, Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection.  How might we experience the “Gospel” by hearing afresh the beginning of Mark’s account?

The Beginning of the Gospel