Manage episode 262370501 series 2286268
During the Covid-19 pandemic a sense of being "untouchable" quickly permeated much of global culture, which brings up an important question. How does Jesus engage with the "untouchable"? In Mark 1:40-45 a man comes to him with a potentially contagious disease, and Jesus counter-culturally, physically touches him! A guy rejected by society, that the law demands be separated from society, is touched and instantly made clean. Beyond Covid-19, who are the "untouchables" in our culture? How does Jesus call us to engage with the outcasts? How is Jesus engaging with us?