November 5, 2015

Worship and The Best Fruit Salad

By Nathan Mark If you ask 10 different people the question, “What makes a good fruit salad?” you will undoubtedly get 10 different answers. “Oh, I love banana in mine!” “No, I hate bananas! You have to have blueberries!” “You ... Read More »

November 05, 2015 0

Good Sufferings

By Nathan Mark “And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28). If you spend any time around the Church, you will hear ... Read More »

September 17, 2015 0

June 18, 2015

Purpose in Paper Boats

By Nathan Mark My five-year-old and I went down to the creek with some paper to make paper boats. In my mind I could just picture how awesome it would be to let those things go sailing down the creek. ... Read More »

June 18, 2015 0

April 30, 2015

Pondering Poopiness

By Nathan Mark Poop. It seems when you are a father of three small children that your life revolves around this topic. I find our conversations range from how frequently a child has had one to the consistency of it ... Read More »

April 30, 2015 0

April 15, 2015

Why I’m So Messed Up

By Nathan Mark I can’t remember a time in my life where I wasn’t in church. I remember being three years old and being in the toddler nursery. I remember my Sunday school teacher, “Teacher Lynn,” a sweet retired woman ... Read More »

April 15, 2015 0

November 1, 2014

More Than Conquerors

By Nathan Mark As I write this, I am sitting in a hospital room watching and waiting for my dear friend Robert to die. You would think that, since every human being has to die at some point, we would ... Read More »

November 01, 2014 0

August 14, 2014

An Old Prayer Made New

By Nathan Mark I remember a time this past winter when I was brutally honest with God. I let Him have it. I called the Complaint Department and I laid into Him. Giving had been down, and I was lacking ... Read More »

August 14, 2014 0

June 19, 2014

Popcorn Parallels

By Nathan Mark The other day my 4-year-old son asked me if we could make popcorn (or “caw-corn,” as he calls it). So I got out the oil and popcorn and put a generous amount in the bottom of a ... Read More »

June 19, 2014 0

April 3, 2014

Secular Bananas

By Nathan Mark This is an amazing world. Everywhere you look you see amazing things crying out that there is a God and He is an amazing artist. Take a walk through the woods and observe a spider crafting a ... Read More »

April 03, 2014 0