Do you have a "purpose statement?" How much of your time, energy, and resources do you spend pursuing that purpose? As we begin 2019, take a moment to consider Mark's challenge in this week's episode of Mondays with Mark...and then make some changes in YOUR life! Let's make this year really count for God's glory!
Can you believe a new year is upon us? As you reflect on 2018 and plan for 2019, take a moment to watch today's episode of Mondays with Mark which challenges believers to "live ready" as we await the return of Jesus. The song that Mark mentions is also embedded below so that you can listen to the lyrics.
In this special Christmas series, we've talked about the night that Jesus was born -- how it was a glorious night...a holy night...a joyous night. In today's episode, Mark talks about a silent night.
For some, today is silent because there may be a break in the festivities...for others, today is silent because of grief. Learn more in today's episode and then watch the videos below.
Today we focus on a Christmas classic -- Joy to the World! Joy is something many people are searching for these days. Unfortunately, they don't realize that the only source of TRUE joy is Jesus. Learn more in today's episode and then watch one of the versions of "Joy to the World" embedded below...
In a world that is weary from searching for "the thrill of hope," our Savior brought REAL HOPE when He came in the form of a baby. In today's special Christmas episode of Mondays with Mark, we consider the lyrics of O Holy Night.
After you've finished watching the episode, enjoy singing along to one of the song versions shared below...we've included a variety from which to choose! Reflect on the holiness of that first Christmas, and have a blessed week.
Have you ever "felt" silence? It can be uncomfortable, can't it? In today's episode of Mondays with Mark, we consider what it may have been like for the Jewish people who experienced silence from God for 400 years!
This video begins a series of 4 special episodes based on classic Christmas music, starting with Hark, the Herald Angels Sing! In addition to the episode, we have posted two different music videos of this song below -- one a little more contemporary and one a little more traditional.
May the beautiful sound of these songs fill your heart and mind, helping you reflect on the lyrics and focus on what really matters as we approach Christmas Day.
Have you noticed how flippant people have become with their comments and opinions? In today's episode, Mark talks about what we can learn from the Apostle Paul who experienced just how flippant people can be!
The natural tendency during the Thanksgiving holiday is to focus on all of the things you are thankful FOR...and that's a wonderful exercise! If you recall last Thanksgiving, we encouraged you to spend the Thanksgiving week focusing on WHO you are thankful TO...and we received such great feedback that we're doing a "second round" this year!
Beginning today, you'll receive an email each day this week that focuses on a different name of God. To learn more, watch today's episode of Mondays with Mark and then check your inbox each day for a new post! Then we'll resume our regular weekly schedule next week. Have a BLESSED THANKSGIVING!
Do you ever struggle with knowing how to talk to teens about Jesus? Then join us today for a special message from Josh Lipper, a grandson of Mark. Josh will give us three tips for talking about Christianity with younger generations.