Ask Pastor Mark

Is it ok to elope without a marriage license during the pandemic? – Christian Article

As the ministry of The Trinity Church increases and moves temporarily online, Pastor Mark, Grace, and family will be releasing a special series of “Ask Pastor Mark” videos each week to help answer pertinent questions during this time! This question is about whether it’s ok to get married without a marriage license if you’re unable to get one during the pandemic. Have a question you’d like answered in a potential future Ask Pastor Mark video? Send an email to hello@markdriscoll.org. This…

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What are 5 ways men oftentimes abuse the Bible? – Christian Article

In this clip from Real Men, Pastor Mark talks about five ways men oftentimes wrongly use, and thus abuse, the Bible. Have a question you’d like answered in a potential future Ask Pastor Mark video? Send an email to hello@markdriscoll.org. setREVStartSize({c: ‘rev_slider_4_1′,rl:[1240,1024,778,480],el:[400],gw:[1240],gh:[400],type:’standard’,justify:”,layout:’fullwidth’,mh:”0″}); var revapi4, tpj; jQuery(function() { tpj =… This is Only a Snippet of a Christian Article written by Mark Driscoll Read Full Article

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How do you have any alone time when you’re stuck at home with little kids while in quarantine? – Christian Article

This special edition of “Ask Pastor Mark” with his wife Grace talks about how to have alone time and peace if you’re stuck at home all together, especially with little kids, while in quarantine. Have a question you’d like answered in a potential future Ask Pastor Mark video? Send an email to hello@markdriscoll.org. This is Only a Snippet of a Christian Article written by Mark Driscoll Read Full Article

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Ask Pastor Mark: As a pastor and ministry couple, how do you balance caring for your home and church family in times like this? – Christian Article

As the ministry of The Trinity Church increases and moves temporarily online, Pastor Mark, Grace, and family will be releasing a special series of “Ask Pastor Mark” videos each week to help answer pertinent questions during this time! This question is about how, as a pastor and ministry couple, you can balance caring for your home and church family in times like this. Have a question you’d like answered in a potential future Ask Pastor Mark video? Send an email…

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Ask Pastor Mark: How do you prepare to get married or reschedule a planned wedding in the midst of cancellations? – Christian Article

As the ministry of The Trinity Church increases and moves temporarily online, Pastor Mark, Grace, and family will be releasing a special series of “Ask Pastor Mark” videos each week to help answer pertinent questions during this time! This question is about how to prepare to get married or reschedule a planned wedding in the midst of widespread cancellations. Have a question you’d like answered in a potential future Ask Pastor Mark video? Send an email to hello@markdriscoll.org. This is Only…

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How do you know the difference between spiritual attack and the Lord’s protection? – Christian Article

Some people may give too much credit to the devil – that all bad things are directly the devil’s fault. This week’s question is if something bad happens, how do you discern the difference between spiritual warfare and the Lord’s discipline or protection? Have a question you’d like answered in a potential future Ask Pastor Mark video? Send an email to hello@markdriscoll.org. To order Pastor Mark & Grace’s new book “Win Your War” on spiritual warfare, visit https://amzn.to/2YuhoDn. This is Only…

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Is it good for a Christian to celebrate Halloween? – Christian Article

As Halloween is coming up this week, how should churches and Christians approach the holiday? In this week’s Ask Pastor Mark, he gives three ways you can approach holidays, including Halloween, from a Christian perspective. Have a question you’d like answered in a potential future Ask Pastor Mark video? Send an email to hello@markdriscoll.org. To order Pastor Mark & Grace’s new book “Win Your War” on spiritual warfare, visit https://amzn.to/2YuhoDn. This is Only a Snippet of a Christian Article written by…

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What was the importance of St. Mary’s Church to Martin Luther and the Reformation? – Christian Article

Standing in front of St. Mary’s Church where Martin Luther preached more than 2000 sermons, Pastor Mark talks about the translation of God’s word and what this building meant to Martin Luther’s ministry. Have a question you’d like answered in a potential future Ask Pastor Mark video? Send an email to hello@markdriscoll.org. To order Pastor Mark & Grace’s new book “Win Your War” on spiritual warfare, visit https://amzn.to/2YuhoDn. This is Only a Snippet of a Christian Article written by Mark Driscoll…

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How are concentration camps Satanic counterfeits of God’s kingdom? – Christian Article

In a video taken at Sachsenhausen concentration camp in Oranienburg, Germany, Pastor Mark talks about how God creates a great kingdom and Satan counterfeits it by bringing death where there should be life, slavery where there should be freedom, and punishment where there should be grace. Have a question you’d like answered in a potential future Ask Pastor Mark video? Send an email to hello@markdriscoll.org. To order Pastor Mark & Grace’s new book “Win Your War” on spiritual warfare, visit https://amzn.to/2YuhoDn.…

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What do you do when God feels distant? – Christian Article

The Bible says that “God will never leave you nor forsake you” but what’s the explanation for why a believer sometimes still feels far away from God? In this Ask Pastor Mark video, Pastor Mark gives practical advice for what to do when you’re harboring bitterness and you feel like God is far away. Have a question you’d like Pastor Mark to answer? Email hello@markdriscoll.org.  This is Only a Snippet of a Christian Article written by Mark Driscoll Read Full…

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Are supernatural and demonic forces truly present in the world? – Christian Article

Throughout history, people have told stories about weird happenings and seemingly supernatural encounters. This week, Pastor Mark talks about spiritual warfare and tells how the Bible, at its core, is truly about a governance war between God and Satan that started in heaven and came to earth starting with the fall of Adam & Eve in the garden. Have a question you’d like Pastor Mark to answer? Email hello@markdriscoll.org.  This is Only a Snippet of a Christian Article written by…

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Do Christians who die by suicide go to heaven? – Christian Article

All throughout history and it seems especially in today’s time, depression and suffering are widespread and rampant and suicide is now in the top-10 leading causes of death in the United States. Many Christians believe that those who die by suicide will not go to heaven, but what does the Bible say about those who are “with God”, whether it’s in this life or the next? In this week’s edition, Pastor Mark uses Jesus’ own words to answer the question…

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Can I be mad at God? – Christian Article

Life doesn’t always go the way we planned or expected and, since God is omnipotent, meaning He has unlimited power, and omniscient, meaning He knows everything, it might be easy to blame God for our problems. This week, Pastor Mark tackles the question of whether it’s ok to be mad at God for the problems in our life. If you have a question that you would like to have Pastor Mark answer, please email hello@markdriscoll.org. var htmlDiv = document.getElementById(“rs-plugin-settings-inline-css”); var……

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Is it ok to pray with the person you are dating? – Christian Article

Praying can be one of the most intimate things you do with another person or group of people, as it can bare your soul and show what’s truly on your heart. This week’s video poses the question: Is it ok to pray with the person you’re dating or does that cross a line? And if so, at what point is it ok? If you have a question that you would like to have Pastor Mark answer, please email hello@markdriscoll.org. (function(d,…

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Is it a sin for Christians have a prenuptial agreement? – Christian Article

Getting married can be complicated! In today’s age, is it a sin for Christians to sign a prenuptial agreement before the big day? Pastor Mark responds in today’s video to a specific scenario regarding remarriage to a previous spouse after infidelity. Is trust earned? Do you have a question? Email it to hello@markdriscoll.org today. (function(d, s, id){ var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) {return;} js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.6”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’,… This is…

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Are Christians really uneducated, brainwashed, and hateful? How should we respond to all the rock throwing? – Christian Article

Below are just a few quotes from Pastor Mark’s focus groups taken from his new book “Christians Might be Crazy.” Pastor Mark wanted to take time today to tackle how to handle Christian stereotypes. “Christians don’t have any education. They’ve gone to high school. They haven’t done any college, so conversion for me is very negative. It means uneducated. It means somebody who is not a deep thinker… just a sheep.” –  Woman from Boston, Massachusetts “Christians are uninformed, uneducated……

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What are the 6 options for who chooses our salvation? – Christian Article

Do we pick God? Does God pick us? Or does everyone just go to heaven or (the less popular option) does everyone go to hell? There are 6 options for who chooses salvation. In today’s Ask Pastor Mark, I will talk about the options that are wrong, valid options Bible loving-Christians believe, and my personal opinion. And if you have a question you’d like answered, email it to hello@markdriscoll.org today! (function(d, s, id){ var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id))…

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What Are the Biblical Reasons for Divorce? – Christian Article

I wasn’t planning on teaching on divorce for the holidays, but in Malachi God speaks on Marriage… because relationships matter. In today’s Ask Pastor Mark, we cover the four biblical reasons for divorce. And if you have a question you’d like answered, email it to hello@markdriscoll.org today. (function(d, s, id){ var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) {return;} js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.6”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’)); … This is Only a Snippet of a…

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Should we let our kids stay with Non-Christians to evangelize them? – Christian Article

Every Christian parent will, at some point, have a non-Christian family invite their child to stay the night? Do you send your kid to evangelize, or say no to protect them? In today’s Ask Pastor Mark, I tell a story from my youth and explain how parent’s priority needs to be their child’s safety before family ministry. And if you have a question you’d like answered, email it to hello@markdriscoll.org today. (function(d, s, id){ var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if…

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