Welcome to Pastor Marc's vlog! Here, you’ll find a nugget of wisdom or truth (usually both!) from God's word. Absolutely relevant to your daily walk in Christ. New episodes are posted the middle of each month. Let Pastor Marc know how you like it!

A Moment with Pastor Marc #48<br /><strong>“The Potter’s Hands”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #48
“The Potter’s Hands”

The potter working his clay on a potting wheel is a well-known Biblical metaphor for how God shapes us, and that includes—sometimes—HIm "crushing our pot". But there’s a good ending to the story! Watch, and be encouraged...

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #47<br /><strong>“Testing”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #47
“Testing”

We all understand the concept of on-the-job training. But it also applies to the way in which God supplies us with what we need, to do the tasks He calls us to do, when we step out in faith to do them. Pastor Marc explains...

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #46<br /><strong>“Testing”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #46
“Testing”

When God takes us through times of trial and testing, it’s always for His greater purpose and our growth. Pastor Marc offers valuable insight into what this means in our lives.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #45<br /><strong>“Plans”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #45
“Plans”

There’s an old Yiddish expression: “Man plans, God laughs!”. While humorous, the reality is this: There IS a wise, God-blessed way to go about making plans, as Pastor Marc outlines for us in this month's ep.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #44<br /><strong>“Memories”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #44
“Memories”

We’ve all heard the term, ‘making memories’—and here’s where the rubber meets the road. In this ep, Pastor Marc speaks of the enduring value of investing in the lives of those closest to us, as the Apostle Paul did. The blessings that result are timeless!

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #43<br /><strong>“Shepherds”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #43
“Shepherds”

Don’t you love how God does some of His most important work through the humblest of people? In this Christmas ep of AMwPM, Pastor Marc considers the shepherds and the lessons we gain from God using them in spreading the original “good news”. Enjoy... and Merry Christmas!

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #42<br /><strong>“Encourage!”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #42
“Encourage!”

One of the most destructive weapons the enemy wields against us is discouragement. But let’s flip that on its head! We all possess a greater weapon: the ability to influence and nourish the outlook of others in a positive way, through simple words of encouragement. And yet, we often fail to speak this warmth and light into others’ lives. Today's ep from Pastor Marc offers insight and encouragement on doing just that.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #41<br /><strong>“But God”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #41
“But God”

“But...” “Yet...” Two words that mean a great deal in the context of Pastor Marc’s teaching in this ep of AMwPM. A great lesson on having faith in the plan and omniscience of God.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #40<br /><strong>“Ask God”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #40
“Ask God”

“Ask God.” How much more simple can it get? Seems that would be our first inclination when facing decisions we are unsure about. Yet often... we simply don't. Pastor Marc addresses this with a word of encouragement and guidance.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #39<br /><br /><strong>“Embrace God’s Discipline”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #39

“Embrace God’s Discipline”

Let’s face it - rebuke is not our favorite thing. Yet we know discipline from a loving parent is good for us. If we can learn to embrace loving rebuke, we grow and mature. It’s the same way with God, our heavenly Father, as Pastor Marc explains...

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #38<br /><strong>“Pray for Patience”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #38
“Pray for Patience”

For some, the idea of praying for patience brings to mind the old expression about “being careful what you ask for”. But praying for patience is a good thing, and Pastor Marc explains how courageous prayers like this can help mature us into better and stronger believers.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #37 <strong>“Joseph”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #37 “Joseph”

One of the most difficult things to do is treat others well and compassionately when they have treated us poorly. Pastor Marc speaks to this stuff of grace as modeled by Joseph. What an amazing example!

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #36<br /><strong>“Foundation”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #36
“Foundation”

Anything that's built to endure must start with a strong and firm foundation. Our faith walk is a powerful example of this truth, as Pastor Marc explains in this ep. Enjoy!

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #35<br /><strong>“Trouble”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #35
“Trouble”

Trouble... None of us are immune from it. How do YOU deal with it? Pastor Marc outlines a Biblical three-way approach to enlist the help of our loving God, and those who love us, to help us through the tough times.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #34<br /><strong>“Worryer’s Prayer”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #34
“Worryer’s Prayer”

Worry. Who doesn't? But God has given us some wonderful encouragement in His word, which Pastor Marc draws together in this ep. So watch, and hear God's voice in these reassuring passages—something solid to rest in next time worry overtakes you.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #33<br /><strong>“Potential”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #33
“Potential”

How does it feel to know that each of us, that YOU, are God’s workmanship? That amazing nugget from Ephesians 2:10 speaks to our potential, what we were made to be, what we can be... with God’s guidance and help. Pastor Marc offers some solid tips on how we can move toward realizing the God-designed potential within each of us.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #32<br /><strong>“Pep Talk”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #32
“Pep Talk”

OK, get ready... time for a pep talk! In this ep of AMwPM, Pastor Marc encourages us to “keep on keepin' on”. It’s a refreshing reminder that we have divine resources beyond our own energies. And, that the passion he fuels us with—coupled with the initiative of our own efforts—makes all the difference! Enjoy these words of encouragement...

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #31<br /><strong>“Envy”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #31
“Envy”

ENVY. One of the "seven deadly sins", it's something we all experience at some point... maybe on a regular basis. But be encouraged! In this ep, Pastor Marc offers an insightful look into the root of envy... and a practical and effective approach to battling it in our own lives.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #30<br /><strong>“Appointments”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #30
“Appointments”

God is a God of order. Much of what He accomplishes, He does through appointments. Intrigued? In this ep, Pastor Marc looks at this fascinating aspect of God's nature and how He uses appointments to effect his will and work in our lives.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #29<br /><strong>“Be Still”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #29
“Be Still”

We've all heard and maybe used the term, “Chill out, dude!”—but here’s where it gets personal. Pastor Marc talks to us about what Canadian preacher A. B. Simpson calls “Godly inactivity” in the context of “being still” and “knowing that He is God". If you struggle with busyness, anxiety or worry (and who doesn't?), we trust this message will help you regain your center, and your rest, in Him.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #28<br /><strong>“Time”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #28
“Time”

Time: Never enough. Or is there? Well, it depends on how you view your priorities in the context of our calling as Christians. Pastor Marc takes a look at our perception of time using our Lord as an example while He was on earth. Good perspective!

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #27<br /><strong>“Doubt”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #27
“Doubt”

Doubt—we all know it well. In this ep, Pastor Marc speaks to the nature of doubt and its relationship to faith (in contrast to knowledge). A refreshing perspective!

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #26<br /><strong>“Share Christ”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #26
“Share Christ”

If we believe what we say we believe, here’s where the rubber meets the road. As Pastor Marc reminds us, others who don't know the Lord need what we have... so we need to share it!

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #25<br /><strong>“Self Esteem”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #25
“Self Esteem”

There is often a tremendous gulf between how we see ourselves—often colored by others' perception of us—and how God truly sees us through His eyes of love. Put another way, our perception is not always His reality. Pastor Marc explores this misperception and offers encouragement to help us gain God's perspective.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #24<br /><strong>“A Vision of Heaven”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #24
“A Vision of Heaven”

What would it be like to have a glimpse of Heaven? How would we live our lives if we were allowed, as Steven was, a glimpse into Eternity? Pastor Marc encourages us to do exactly that—to strive for an "eternal viewpoint" that transcends our here-and-now reality. Liberating stuff!

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #23<br /><strong>“Be A Theophilus”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #23
“Be A Theophilus”

What does it mean to “be a Theophilus”? Pastor Marc uses this Biblical figure to illustrate the essential lesson of being loved by God, and loving God.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #22<br /><strong>“Simeon Sees The Savior”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #22
“Simeon Sees The Savior”

Sometimes in the economy of God's provision, one special, defining moment is enough to bring true contentment. Pastor Marc recounts the simple fulfillment of Simeon’s desire in this story from the Gospel of Luke. We hope you enjoy this simple yet profound lesson!

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #21<br /><strong>“Jesus Has The Answers”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #21
“Jesus Has The Answers”

If Christmas was just about a baby in a manger, it would be pretty shallow. But this was the birth of our Lord and Savior, the one true Christ who shepherds and guides us, and in Whom all our ANSWERS to life's questions are found. In this ep, Pastor Marc explores this aspect of our Lord.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #20<br /><strong>“Perseverance”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #20
“Perseverance”

Today Pastor Marc riffs a little more on the theme of not giving up, first addressed in AMwPM ep #8 (“Don't Give Up!”). In this ep, we learn that developing a lifestyle of perseverance is both Biblical and critically important, particularly given the difficulties of this life. It’s a great reminder, and an encouragement!

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #19<br /><strong>“El-Shaddai - God Almighty”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #19
“El-Shaddai - God Almighty”

El-Shaddai... “God Almighty”. Pastor Marc breaks down one of the better-known names of God and connects the dots for us regarding the attributes associated with this name.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #18<br /><strong>“El-olam - God Everlasting”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #18
“El-olam - God Everlasting”

God Everlasting” - that's a tough one to wrap our minds around. Pastor Marc breaks it down to help us understand how God views time from an eternal perspective.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #17<br /><strong>“Jehovah Rapha - The God That Heals”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #17
“Jehovah Rapha - The God That Heals”

The names of God... always an insightful look into the nature and depth of God. In this ep, Pastor Marc explores the name of God that speaks to that part of His character we often refer to as The Great Healer.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #16<br /><strong>“Where God Guides, God Provides!”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #16
“Where God Guides, God Provides!”

Trust, provision, obstacles, growing in God: They all go hand in hand. Pastor Marc explains how in this ep. No matter how much resistance we may encounter, He WILL provide that perfect measure of everything we need for Him to complete His will in our lives. Watch, and be encouraged!

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #15<br /><strong>“Keep Your Word!”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #15
“Keep Your Word!”

Today, more than ever, the witness that we as Christians project to the world simply comes down to the integrity of our word. Pastor Marc explains why this is vitally important, and how God is glorified when our actions are consistent with the words we speak.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #14<br /><strong>“You are NOT a grasshopper!”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #14
“You are NOT a grasshopper!”

How do we see ourselves relative to the seemingly gigantic obstacles we sometimes face? Pastor Marc offers some words of insight and encouragement for times such as these.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #13<br /><strong>“Make Jesus Look Good”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #13
“Make Jesus Look Good”

When we live a life that truly reflects God, we “make Jesus look good". Pastor Marc explains what it means to do just that.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #12<br /><strong>“Apology”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #12
“Apology”

Pastor Marc reminds us that an apology, sincere and humbly offered, is powerful stuff. It's not always the easiest thing to do, but it can break down walls and build bridges!

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #11<br /><strong>“Work”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #11
“Work”

In this episode, Pastor Marc offers a fresh Biblical perspective on work, and how it ties into our walk and witness as Christians.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #10<br /><strong>“Attack”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #10
“Attack”

Pastor Marc offers some thoughts and advice on how to deal with the spiritual attacks that inevitably come against us as we strive to live a Godly life.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #9<br /><strong>“Under Construction”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #9
“Under Construction”

A great reminder from Pastor Marc that each of us is truly a ‘work in progress’. It can be messy and even confusing sometimes, but our Heavenly Father is doing a good work in each of us!

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #8<br /><strong>“Don't Give Up!”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #8
“Don't Give Up!”

We’ve all been there—weary, tired, ready to throw in the towel. But Pastor Marc reminds us that a little persistence can make all the difference in the world.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #7<br /><strong>“Facing Criticism”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #7
“Facing Criticism”

If you have difficulty facing criticism (and who doesn't), this is a must-see! Pastor Marc offers solid tips on how you can actually grow from criticism that's directed at you, even if those criticizing you don't intend it for your good. Watch and grow!

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #6<br /><strong>“God Still Loves You!”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #6
“God Still Loves You!”

When in doubt... believe it! The incomprehensible beauty of God's grace means He loves us. Period. No matter what you think of yourself... no matter what you've done. Kind of overwhelming, no? Watch and be encouraged...

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #5<br /><strong>“Start Your Day with God”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #5
“Start Your Day with God”

A great idea... but sometimes it's hard to do consistently. Pastor Marc offers some practical guidance on how to start your day off right, every day.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #4<br /><strong>“Godly Decision Making”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #4
“Godly Decision Making”

Decisions, decisions, decisions! Pastor Marc offers some great insight from God’s word about how to go about making better, wiser and more Godly decisions in our lives.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #3<br /><strong>“Your Mind As A Garden”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #3
“Your Mind As A Garden”

An interesting metaphor... but it all makes sense when Pastor Marc explains the value of planting right and Godly things from God’s word into our minds and hearts.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #2<br /><strong>“Don’t Be Foolish”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #2
“Don’t Be Foolish”

We know God’s word speaks at length about the value of wisdom. In this video, Pastor Marc highlights ways in which we can better exercise Godly wisdom in practical ways to avoid foolish choices.

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A Moment with Pastor Marc #1<br /><strong>“Thought Life”</strong>

A Moment with Pastor Marc #1
“Thought Life”

How important is your thought life as it relates to your walk with Christ? Very! Pastor Marc offers useful insight into the power and potential of a properly-directed thought life.

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