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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This Is My Story - Leroy

At Quail, everyone has a story. This is Leroy’s.

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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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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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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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This Is My Story - Lorraine

At Quail, everyone has a story. This is Lorraine’s.

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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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This Is My Story - Jeff

At Quail, everyone has a story. This is Jeff’s.

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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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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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This Is My Story - Cynthia

At Quail, everyone has a story. This is Cynthia’s.

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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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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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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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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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This Is My Story - Miyako

We all have a story... this is Miyako’s.

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Perseverance

Today Pastor Marc shares a little more on the theme of not giving up, first addressed in AMwPM ep #8 (“Don't Give Up!”). In this episode, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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This Is My Story - Dave

At Quail, everyone has a story. This is Dave’s.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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