Different Types of Enemies

Nehemiah 4:11 – And our enemies said, “They will not know or see til we come among them and kill them and stop the work.” Nehemiah has a God-given vision, military covering, and financial backing from the king, moved from the city of Susa to Jerusalem, and has the support of a small but growing … Read more

WORKER: Do Your Job

In this sermon from Act Like a Man: Real Men 101, Pastor Mark preaches that Jesus worked, so men should follow in His example, and that God made men to work, even though work is now cursed after the Fall. Ultimately, men are called to work for themselves and for their families and work will continue in the Kingdom because our work is part of our worship.

Ordinary and Extraordinary Days

Nehemiah 2:20 – “The God of heaven will make us prosper, and we his servants will arise and build…”  In life, there are few extraordinary days. Most days are ordinary – we brush our teeth, eat our meals, finish our tasks, wash our dishes, take out our trash, and get some sleep. Occasionally, something extraordinary … Read more

Normal Negative Narratives

Nehemiah 2:19 – But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite servant and Geshem the Arab heard of it, they jeered at us and despised us and said, “What is this thing that you are doing? Are you rebelling against the king?” Several years ago, I was spending time with a pastor friend of … Read more

Kingdom Down #3 – Find Jesus In Your Fiery Furnace

When faced with a decision whether to worship the true God or a counterfeit god, Daniel’s friends stood firm in worship of the true God. Even when it looked like the counterfeit god would win, the real God showed up in the middle of their trial and protected them. God can do the same for those today who put their trust and faith in Him despite the most desperate of circumstances.

Leadership Lessons for the Sons of Adam

This Real Men sermon from Pastor Mark based in Genesis 3 will be helpful for men in recognizing how the Fall impacts their lives and relationships today as well as helpful, practical tips for leading and decision-making for their families (or future families).