Dr Mark Jobe Bold Steps

October 25, 2019
Surprised by His Coming - Part 1

Surprised by His Coming - Part 1

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! There’s a lot to be thankful for, but wow … 2020 has been quite the year. And I know there’s been one question on the minds of people … and that’s are we getting close to the end of the world? … There are things just a decade ago that we thought would...

The Hard Work of Waiting for Jesus - Part 2

The Hard Work of Waiting for Jesus - Part 2

Yesterday on Bold Steps we began a message called, The Hard Work of Waiting for Jesus … and Pastor Mark Jobe was sharing the importance of working hard while we wait. Just because we know we have a future in Heaven doesn't mean we should slack off with responsibilities and in what God has...

The Hard Work of Waiting for Jesus - Part 1

The Hard Work of Waiting for Jesus - Part 1

The Bible is clear that Jesus is coming back. And while there have been many people throughout history who have tried to predict exactly when that will happen, they’ve always come up short. 2020 has certainly been a year that’s causing people to question and ask, maybe THIS is the year!? The...

The Call to Purity - Part 2

The Call to Purity - Part 2

Our topic today on Bold Steps is not one that’s very popular in our culture, but it’s one we have to address! We started this message last week and it's titled, The Call to Purity, and today, Pastor Mark Jobe is going to show us that God set us apart for His purposes … and that includes...

The Call to Purity - Part 1

The Call to Purity - Part 1

With all that is going on in our culture, some people may raise an eyebrow when they hear that this series is called Defiance ... but Pastor Mark Jobe is NOT saying that we should take to streets and start protesting or rioting. He's talking about being defiant, SPIRITUALLY--living in a...

Living with Trouble - Part 2

Living with Trouble - Part 2

Over the past several days Pastor Mark Jobe has been talking about trouble. And I don’t know about you, but when I hear someone say, trouble … my mind goes straight to River City. Oh, Ya Got Trouble... And while the trials and trouble we face in this lifetime can’t be easily done away with by a...

Living with Trouble - Part 1

Living with Trouble - Part 1

Just about all of us can relate to the Ray LaMontagne lyric in his song, "Trouble": Trouble, trouble, trouble, troubleTrouble been dogging my soul since the day I was born If there’s anything that's certain in life it’s that … as long as you’re living … you WILL experience trouble....

A Faith Worth Following - Part 2

A Faith Worth Following - Part 2

Pastor Mark Jobe says that a faith worth following mentors people for transformation, and that one of the most powerful platforms you have is your lifestyle. How you live and the example you provide, living for God speaks much louder than words. Today's Bold Steps message is part 2 in our...

A Faith Worth Following - Part 1

A Faith Worth Following - Part 1

Those of us who believe that Jesus is the rightful ruler and King of this earth seem to be in the minority these days. Today, Pastor Mark Jobe boldly encourages us to go against the grain … in pretty much everything … but especially when it comes to our families, our education, and our jobs …The...

People Of Another Culture - Part 2

People Of Another Culture - Part 2

In the Bible, believers are commanded to love one another. And in the book of John, Jesus says that everyone will know we are His disciple because of our LOVE. But is loving one another still a requirement today when the world’s such a dangerous place? Pastor Mark Jobe answers that question...

People Of Another Culture - Part 1

People Of Another Culture - Part 1

Two words … Culture shock! Have you ever experienced that in your travels to other countries? Or, what about the culture shock of coming to America? … Pastor Mark Jobe says that spiritually, as believers in Jesus, we are a part of a culture that has the power to turn the world upside down. And...

How to Survive the Test

How to Survive the Test

Well this past August, the students at Moody had the opportunity to hear Pastor Mark Jobe speak during a special President’s Chapel, and in light of our current environment, we wanted to share this timely message with you. Many of us around the country are experiencing challenges that are testing...

Getting The Big Picture

Getting The Big Picture

With all that’s happening in our world today, we need real peace more now than ever! And the Bible teaches that peace in your marriage … your family, your community, and this world IS possible. Pastor Mark Jobe says that real peace is contagious … like a good virus … and personal peace...

Real Peace - Part 2

Real Peace - Part 2

There is pseudo-peace that the world gives … but real peace that affects the body, mind, and soul can only come from God. The Bible talks about a peace that surpasses understanding … and as we continue with our Bold Steps message today, Pastor Mark Jobe will reveal what Jesus said about keeping...

Real Peace - Part 1

Real Peace - Part 1

Today on Bold Steps, we’re going to be talking about the unhealthy effects that stress can have on your life. And we’ll see a powerful encounter that Jesus had with a woman who was living on the edge of chaos and had her focus on the wrong things. Pastor Mark Jobe says that stress can be a good...

Practicing Peace of Mind - Part 2

Practicing Peace of Mind - Part 2

Over the past several days on Bold Steps we’ve been talking about stress … and how it can really affect us in our daily lives. And as we continue this series on learning how to calm down without cracking up, Pastor Mark Jobe is inviting you to discover the art of Practicing Peace of Mind. It’s...

Practicing Peace of Mind - Part 1

Practicing Peace of Mind - Part 1

Well, it’s November and the elections were yesterday and Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner … so, if I were to ask you to rank your stress level, how would you do? 2020 has been anything but ideal, and with our busy, chaotic lives, we sometimes have a difficult time maintaining...

Resting In The Lord - Part 2

Resting In The Lord - Part 2

In this new Bold Steps series Mark has called, Stressed … Calming Down Without Cracking Up, we’ve been discovering the key to finding rest in the Lord comes from taking the time to listen to the Holy Spirit. But in the midst of this chaotic and troubling world, it can be easier said than done!...

Resting In The Lord - Part 1

Resting In The Lord - Part 1

There isn’t a person out there who isn’t affected by … Stress. And in 2020 those levels are as high as ever! But, Pastor Mark Jobe says that it’s not necessarily a bad thing because it can be used for a purpose… It is possible to experience the peace of God in the midst of a stressed-out live....

A Winning Attitude - Part 2

A Winning Attitude - Part 2

With today’s message, our Bold Steps series, Be the Change draws to a close. By way of review, here are Pastor Mark Jobe's 5 points on how to win in your spiritual life taken directly from Hebrews chapter 12: A winning attitude is inspired by examples from the past and a vision for the...

A Winning Attitude - Part 1

A Winning Attitude - Part 1

This week on Bold Steps, we’re wrapping up our series, Be the Change and for the next two days, we’ll be discussing A Winning Attitude. Pastor Mark Jobe likes to say that … your attitude determines your altitude. And THAT is what he'll be speaking about today. . . a right way of thinking in...

Breaking the Spirit of Mammon - Part 2

Breaking the Spirit of Mammon - Part 2

When we have areas of scarcity in our lives … it might be time for us to stop and consider the cause. And as we continue our Bold Steps study from our series called, Be the Change … Pastor Mark Jobe is going to be showing us how we can discover … and apply the principles of sowing and reaping into...

Breaking the Spirit of Mammon - Part 1

Breaking the Spirit of Mammon - Part 1

Over the past few days on Bold Steps, we’ve been talking about how our finances can represent spiritual patterns … and issues. In fact, there are over 2,350 verses in the Bible related specifically to money and material possessions. So, it’s safe to say that these issues are important to God!...

The Power of the First - Part 2

The Power of the First - Part 2

We’re moving forward in our study about learning to take action … and make those difficult changes in our lives. And in today’s Bold Steps message, Pastor Mark Jobe is going to focus on … The Power of the First. He's addressing a couple of points that will help us funnel the favor of God...

The Power of the First - Part 1

The Power of the First - Part 1

Today’s Bold Steps message is about finances and when it comes to finding information on financial planning, there are a lot of books out there. But Pastor Mark Jobe is here to suggest that when it comes to managing our money and possessions, we should probably just open our Bibles … A lot of...

The Heart of the Matter - Part 2

The Heart of the Matter - Part 2

We’ve all heard it said regarding money that you cannot serve two masters. But what does that really mean? Pastor Mark Jobe says that the way you manage your finances shows how you will also handle spiritual matters. If God is the God of your life, you should follow the rules of God, right? Listen...

The Heart of the Matter - Part 1

The Heart of the Matter - Part 1

A big component of change … is about action. More specifically … in order for us to Be the Change we want to see … we have to do something! We can’t just sit around and wait for good things to happen. We have to be intentional. Today on Bold Steps, Pastor Mark Jobe is going to show us how we can...

It Starts with Me - Part 2

It Starts with Me - Part 2

Faith doesn’t mean you pray and then sit around expecting God to do all of the work. Pastor Mark Jobe says that faith leads us to action. Stepping out and trusting God to do what I can’t do. Today on Bold Steps, we'll learn that God may be calling you to big things, but you need to look at the...

It Starts with Me - Part 1

It Starts with Me - Part 1

In our current Bold Steps series … Be the Change, Pastor Mark Jobe has been challenging us to not just complain about the things we want to change … but to actually take the steps needed to make the change. And today, we’re learning that one of the most important changes comes when we ask God to...

Seizing Divine Opportunities - Part 2

Seizing Divine Opportunities - Part 2

As we move forward in our Bold Steps series called … Be the Change, we’re discovering more about how God takes the little bits that we offer Him … and uses them to accomplish bigger things in our lives. Pastor Mark Jobe says that our actions require faith … and the ability to recognize and seize...

Seizing Divine Opportunities - Part 1

Seizing Divine Opportunities - Part 1

Some people believe that divine opportunities happen randomly. But Pastor Mark Jobe believes that some people actually have better opportunities with seeing divine opportunities because of the way they live their lives. Today's Bold Steps message is titled, Seizing Divine Opportunities from...

Step into Your Place - Part 2

Step into Your Place - Part 2

Yesterday on Bold Steps we began a new series called, Be the Change … and we’re exploring how we can influence others for Christ! Pastor Mark Jobe says that there is always a "dominio effect" that happens when a person is used by God in someone else's life. Destinies are altered and...

Step into your Place - Part 1

Step into your Place - Part 1

Today on Bold Steps we’re starting a new series called, Be the Change … and we’re going to be talking about becoming “change agents” … so that you can influence others for the Kingdom. But, Pastor Mark says that we need to not only be in the right place, but in the right position in order for God...

What is God Up To? - Part 2

What is God Up To? - Part 2

When things seem to be at their darkest … or when we’re in a crisis, we often wonder if God is still at work. Today’s Bold Steps message comes from a special talk Pastor Mark Jobe gave called … What is God Doing in This Crisis? He reminds us that even in the middle of a pandemic … God’s still at...

What is God Up To? - Part 1

What is God Up To? - Part 1

Well, 2020 has not turned out like many of us had hoped. And we’ve heard from numerous people who are asking … God, what are you up to? Is there a plan in all this chaos? Pastor Mark Jobe believes that God is moving and is fully in control even in the midst of COVID-19 … Today's Bold Steps...

Who Are You Working For? - Part 2

Who Are You Working For? - Part 2

The Bible tells us that whatever we do for work … we should throw ourselves into it with all our being … as though we’re working for the Lord. So, why is that hard for us to do sometimes? Pastor Mark Jobe answers that question today on Bold Steps … and shows us how we can remember … who we’re...

Who Are You Working For? - Part 1

Who Are You Working For? - Part 1

As we continue our Bold Steps series … In His Image … we’re going to continue talking about the relationships in our lives. And today’s focus is on one thing that consumes a lot of our time … Work. Maybe you are in a job that is wearing you down or you have a difficult boss who make everyday...

A New Culture in Your Family - Part 2

A New Culture in Your Family - Part 2

Strong … healthy … godly households don’t just happen overnight. They take years of cultivating the right values and training up your children when they are young. So, does that mean if you haven’t gotten off on the right foot, or if you have older children, it’s too late? Today on Bold Steps as...

A New Culture in Your Family - Part 1

A New Culture in Your Family - Part 1

We’re moving forward in our Bold Steps series called, In His Image … Renewing Relationships. And last week we learned that when a person comes to Christ … their “old” self passes away. In Christ, we get a new identity … and everything changes … including our relationships! And today, Pastor Mark...

Renewing Marriage - Part 3

Renewing Marriage - Part 3

Pastor Mark Jobe says that … marriage doesn’t have to be something you just endure! Marriage has the opportunity to be one of the most powerful experiences you can have on earth! And that’s a powerful and practical challenge aimed at the men today. We’ll continue our Bold Steps series called, In...

Renewing Marriage - Part 2

Renewing Marriage - Part 2

In today’s culture, we are starting to see a lot of strange views on what “marriage” is … and what it isn’t. But is there a clear-cut and defined answer in the Bible? Today on Bold Steps, Pastor Mark Jobe turns to the book of Colossians to show us the God-designed roles for marriage and...

Renewing Marriage - Part 1

Renewing Marriage - Part 1

Are you engaged? Or, thinking about getting engaged? Maybe you have no interested in getting hitched … at all! Well, no matter your current status, our next Bold Steps message has something for everyone … Pastor Mark Jobe says that God’s original plan for marriage got a little confused by man....

This Is The New Me - Part 3

This Is The New Me - Part 3

Today on Bold Steps, we’re wrapping up our message called, This is the New Me … and we’re going to be discovering that our new identities must be grounded in the Word and saturated with a Word-centered way of thinking. Pastor Mark Jobe asks, Ask … am I putting on love when it comes to others? Am...

This Is The New Me - Part 2

This Is The New Me - Part 2

Today on Bold Steps, we’re going to be learning about the attitudes a believer should reflect as a new person made in Christ’s image. This message comes from our new series titled, In His Image … Renewing Relationships … Pastor Mark Jobe will share the five attitudes every believer should possess...

This is the New Me - Part 1

This is the New Me - Part 1

As we move forward with our new Bold Steps series called, In His Image … Renewing Relationships, we’ll be taking a look at the way we can alter our identities to transform our behavior … and then ultimately our lives. Pastor Mark Jobe says that by doing that, we transform the way other people see...

Rethinking Your Identity - Part 3

Rethinking Your Identity - Part 3

For believers, our identity is found in Christ. And today on Bold Steps as we conclude this three-part message on Rethinking Your Identity, we’ll come to understand that just because we still sin … it doesn’t mean Christ will leave us. We are rooted in Him … but there are things we can do to...

Rethinking Your Identity - Part 2

Rethinking Your Identity - Part 2

For better or worse, most of us are defined by our identities … or our lack of identity. And because sin entered the human condition, we unfortunately often find ourselves in a constant struggle between our old and new natures. As we continue our new Bold Steps series called, In His Image, Pastor...

Rethinking Your Identity - Part 1

Rethinking Your Identity - Part 1

When you look in the mirror … do you like what you see? I’m not talking about your physical appearance … we all could make tweaks and changes. I’m talking about WHO you are … your character and your identity. Today on Bold Steps, we’re starting a new series called, In His Image-Renewing...

A New Boss - Part 2

A New Boss - Part 2

Jesus tells us that we cannot serve two masters … and on today’s Bold Steps program, we’ll be looking at getting … A New Boss. Our message comes from our City of God series … The Gospel of Jesus as Presented to the Romans . . . Pastor Mark Jobe says that, you have been set free so remember who you...

A New Boss - Part 1

A New Boss - Part 1

Today on Bold Steps we begin our final message in this series on the first six chapters of the book of Romans … and we’ve been learning a lot about what it means to walk in the freedom from sin! In this final message, Pastor Mark Jobe will be showing us how the apostle Paul used the imagery of...