Whitney United Methodist Church

Episode Summary Today, Reverend Christina begins a new sermon series with giving as its main theme. This morning she focuses on an incident in the seventh chapter of the book of Mark. Besides Jesus, the primary character in this story is a Syrophoenician woman whose ancient ancestors were enemies of Israel. The disciples asked Jesus to get rid of this Canaanite woman who had been constantly bothering them with her nagging persistence. The reason the woman seemed so desperate was her daughter in a far away location was severely ill and needed healing. The disciples showed no compassion for or sensitivity to her needs, butRead More →