Curtis McClaneOpening slide

  • August 23, 2017


    Summary: “The Courage to Bloom” (Mark 14:48-52). • Exert Influence – the young man was greatly influenced by following Jesus. Jesus had invited people to follow him. Other people who influenced John Mark were his mother Mary, the Apostle Peter, and his cousin Barnabas. • Extend Opportunity – Barnabas was a model mentor through his work with John Mark and his support of Saul/Paul. • Restore Lost Confidence – The example is of John Mark getting discouraged and turning back from the missionary trip.