Mark lives in Redding, California.

Fully Alive

Jesus said that if a man lust’s after a woman in his heart he has broken the 7th commandment, “You shall not commit adultery.”  For generations of men in Christendom that sentence in Matthew 5 has been burdensome.  “How can I ever live up to that?” is the dominate feeling. But it wasn’t meant to be condemning, it was meant…

To be holy is to be honest

When I get asked what we are you doing on Monday night that works so well in getting men sexually free. My response is “honesty.” What a concept. You would think Christians would be really good at honesty with directives like: The 9th commandment “You shall not lie.” Ephesians 4:25 says “put of falsehood and speak truthfully to one another.”…

Accountability

I am not a big fan of church words. My least favorite is accountability. Accountability isn’t biblical, and it doesn’t work. When it comes to recovery I get tired of hearing it all the time. Someone mouthed that word 20 years ago at Promise Keepers and it has been used ever since like its gospel…