Posted by John I. Penn on 30th Mar 2022

'Miracles of Healing in the Gospel of Mark' takes healing out of the shadows and shows why Jesus made healing central to the gospel of salvation and kingdom work of God

Author John I. Penn, Sr., brings alive the healing miracles of Jesus, which are recorded in Mark’s Gospel

Canton, GA — John I. Penn, Sr., has written and taught about healing and wholeness for over thirty-five years in churches across denominational lines and in many countries beyond our shores. Penn, a respected theologian and biblical scholar, has just released a groundbreaking book, “Miracles of Healing in the Gospel of Mark.” This thought-provoking and well-researched work delves deep into the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, with a new and detailed understanding of the theological significance of the healing incidents recorded in Mark’s Gospel.

"Miracles of Healing in the Gospel of Mark: 16 Studies for Individual or Small Group" (published by WestBow Press reflects the author’s years of experience in teaching, having read over 50 books on healing, and writing six other books for adults and children on healing and wholeness. Miracles of Healing in the Gospel of Mark connects how the healing miracles of Jesus looked back to the Fall of humanity and looks forward to the cross when God would restore God’s ‘perfect order of creation, as God intended, including the healing of the relationship between God and humanity.

The author has written a "Leader’s Guide for Miracles of Healing in the Gospel of Mark." The Leader’s Guide is a companion book to this unique resource, providing guidance for group discussion, enhancing understanding of the book, fostering a sense of community, and providing a framework for personal reflection.

"Miracles of Healing in the Gospel of Mark: 16 Studies for Individual or Small Group"

By John I. Penn, Sr.

Softcover / 6 x 9 in / 222 pages / ISBN: 9781664250819

E-Book / 222 pages / ISBN: 9781664250802 

Available at WestBow Press, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and

"Leader’s Guide for Miracles of Healing in the Gospel of Mark"

Softcover / 6 x 9 in /  ISBN: 9781664253124 

E-Book / 122 / ISBN: 9781664253117 

Available at WestBow Press, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble, and

About the author

John I. Penn, Sr. is a native of Roanoke, VA. Penn has served seven-and-a-half years as the Director of Spiritual Formation and Healing at Upper Room Ministries. He has also served as a pastor for 25 years and also as a science teacher for twenty-five years. He is the author of nine books and enjoys playing tennis, gardening, composing music, reading, and listening to jazz. He resides in Canton, Ga., with his wife, Gloria J. Parker Penn. They have six children (one deceased), nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Penn earned degrees from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (Bachelor of Science in Music Education), Oral Roberts University (Master of Theology), Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary [now Palmer Theological Seminary] (Master of Divinity), and Wesley Theological Seminary (Doctor of Ministry). To learn more, please visit ###