Mark lives in Redding, California.

By me being free

I keep coming to group because I like it. It’s a little like football, it’s a tough violent game that grows on you. I keep coming because I keep getting better. I keep going deeper with other men and knowing myself better. I keep coming because I like to talk for 5 minutes each week…

Kill it first

If you are in Monday nights or ever have been you know that what we do works because of the small group. The worship, teaching, games, and testimonies are great, and needed, but not essential. 80% of what get’s you better takes place in the small group. You don’t actually need to come to Monday…

Laugh till it hurts

Nothing like a good laugh, when we laugh, the cares of the world are gone. We have this moment when the world is good, we’re happy and there is no place we would rather be. I’m not talking about a little chuckle but a deep feel it from the inside of your guts full on…

Tears spell freedom

People ask me how I got better. I say “I cried a lot.” Crying is a natural body function like eating, or sex, but men have been shamed into shutting it down as a weakness, when it is really a strength.  You have been told “men don’t cry.” That is a lie,  they do. I cried 3 times before I…