As you know, God uses trials, tribulations, and suffering to draw us closer to Him. That is one great thing that has come from the challenges this past year -- they have driven us to a greater dependence on God to help us persevere! They have also pushed us to have more frequent and deeper conversations with God.
In this week's episode, Mark expounds on our prayer life during difficult times. To learn more, watch the video below!
Do you know where you are on your spiritual growth journey? How can you tell when you make progress?
In today's episode, Mark considers a "spiritual belts" illustration to help us press on in our growth to be more like Jesus and to fulfill His calling to us in the Great Commission. Learn more in the video below!
Are you familiar with the "North Star"? It has been used as a navigation tool for generations -- helping sailors, hikers, and anyone who is lost to find their way.
In today's episode, Mark examines Psalm 119:105-106 where David talks about a different type of "North Star" that guided his path. Learn more in the video below!
How well do you know the spiritual heritage of America? You might be surprised just how important a role the Bible played in our nation's history! Click on the video below to learn more.
Memorizing God's Word is such an important thing to do. As the Psalmist said, "I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you" (Psalm 119:11, NIV).
Sometimes we memorize a verse but don't realize we're only memorizing a portion of it. In today's episode, Mark considers one such verse and what we can learn from the lesser-known portion. Click on the video below to learn more!
There have been a lot of things this past year that were beyond our control -- you can probably name several without even really thinking about it!
But one thing we CAN control is where we place our focus.
In today's episode, Mark considers how our perspective affects our attitude and how we can choose where we focus in 2021. Click the video below to learn more!
You've probably heard the term "compound interest" -- it's when you reinvest the interest you earn, thus compounding your return. The term is frequently used in the financial world, but there are actually other applications of the concept as well.
In today's episode, Mark considers a different type of compound interest -- one that truly COUNTS! Click on the video below to learn more!
Christmas is almost here! Do you have a favorite Christmas memory? Or perhaps a favorite gift? In today's episode, Mark shares a childhood story about a very special Christmas and encourages us to focus on the greatest GIFT ever given -- Jesus! Click on the video below to learn more!
Have a very blessed Christmas!
Were you blessed in 2020? It's an interesting question to ask yourself...and then to consider your answer.
On Thanksgiving Day, Mark and Marty did their annual "Blessing Jar" tradition, but this year, they noticed something unusual. Learn more in today's episode below and then consider your blessings in 2020 -- praise Him for them!
Do you have a role model you aspire to emulate? In today's episode of Mondays with Mark, Mark considers this question and shares about one of his role models. Learn more by watching the video below!