Dr Mark Jobe Bold Steps

October 25, 2019
Courage—Forward in the Face of Fear-Part 2

Courage—Forward in the Face of Fear-Part 2

When challenged by a fearful situation, how courageous are you? Do you keep your eyes on the people around you? Or, do you focus your attention on God? Today on Bold Steps as we continue our study on courage, we’ll be learning that how we see God shouldn’t be affected by how we’re feeling at the...

Courage – Forward in the Face of Fear - Part 1

Courage – Forward in the Face of Fear - Part 1

Today on Bold Steps, we’re going to be talking about courage. So, how would you define courage? Is it an internal trait or attribute we possess, or does finding the courage require something physical from us? Those are the questions we’re looking at today … Pastor Mark Jobe says that courage is...

Passion - Part 3

Passion - Part 3

On today’s Bold Steps program, we’re learning how to Rise … in order to Live Our Best Life Yet, based in the book of First Samuel, chapter 16. Pastor Mark Jobe will help us understand that spiritual passion will lead us to ventures that will stretch us and grow us beyond your comfort zone. Are you...

Passion - Part 2

Passion - Part 2

How many times have you done something seemingly insignificant only to learn later that because of your action … you changed the life of someone else? Well, today on Bold Steps as we continue our study on Passion, we’re going to be looking at First Samuel, chapter 16. God told Samuel to go to...

Passion - Part 1

Passion - Part 1

Today on Bold Steps we begin a new series called, Rise: Live Your Best Life Yet. Pastor Mark Jobe often says that your best life isn’t going to happen by accident. And yes, it may be risky, but you have to be intentional about where you’re going … The key words to look out for are Courage,...

Living with Un-met Expectations - Part 2

Living with Un-met Expectations - Part 2

Today’s Bold Steps message comes from a message that Mark preached at Moody Bible Institute during a President’s Chapel late last year... Have you ever had an unmet expectation? I think it’s fair to say that we all have … especially last year. 2020 was a year full of disruptions and uncertainty....

Living with Un-met Expectations - Part 1

Living with Un-met Expectations - Part 1

Have you ever had an unmet expectation? I think it’s fair to say that we all have … especially last year. 2020 was a year full of disruptions and uncertainty. There’s a famous quote that says … Expectation is the mother of all frustration … and unmet expectations? Well, those can turn a...

What Should We Do?

What Should We Do?

Today on Bold Steps we’re looking at a power section of Scripture in Acts where Peter confronts the crowd and reminds them about the crucified Jesus. A lot of people new to Christianity might be wondering who crucified him … The Romans? The Jews? Us? … Pastor Mark Jobe says that the answer is we...

When You Think It’s Over

When You Think It’s Over

Do you sometimes feel like something inside of you has died? Like there’s an emptiness, hole, or longing that you can’t seem to fill no matter how hard you try? Today on Bold Steps, Pastor Mark Jobe will be taking us to the book of John, chapter 11 to explain that God’s ways … most times … are...

What Do You See? - Part 2

What Do You See? - Part 2

Vision guides what we see in the physical world … and it helps us explain how we feel about what’s going on around us. But did you know that vision also determines our destiny? In today’s Bold Steps message, we’re going to be encouraged and challenged by a story that’s found in John, chapter 9....

What Do You See? - Part 1

What Do You See? - Part 1

It’s a New Year … and God wants to open some spiritual eyes today. Many people’s vision has become distorted. But today on Bold Steps, Pastor Mark Jobe is going to lead us as we look at a man whose vision was restored, and his life’s plan was re-written. The key message is that you don’t have to...

How Full is Your Bucket - Part 2

How Full is Your Bucket - Part 2

On today’s Bold Steps program, Pastor Mark Jobe is going to be talking about change … which is an appropriate message for today. Every New Year’s Day, people around the country decide to make resolutions with the hopes that this year will be different … and they’ll actually make the changes they...

How Full is Your Bucket? - Part 1

How Full is Your Bucket? - Part 1

Today on Bold Steps as we move ahead in our series on … Making All Things New, Pastor Mark Jobe is going to be looking at the story of the Woman at the Well. Jesus was able to see the unseen root problems with this woman and ultimately, he was able to Rewrite her story. And that’s what He wants...

Moving Past Empty - Part 2

Moving Past Empty - Part 2

In our new Bold Steps series … Rewrite, we’re turning to the book of John to see how Jesus takes broken stories and rewrites them. Pastor Mark Jobe says that we’ve all experienced a time when we’ve been down and out and we’ve run out of money, love, skipped out on relationships that were...

Moving Past Empty - Part 1

Moving Past Empty - Part 1

Christmas is behind us and the New Year is on the horizon, so you know what that means … New Year’s resolutions. It’s pretty common for people to want to make changes. But then the rubber meets the road and they realize making changes takes a lot of work … and then the feelings of despair and...

There is Hope for the Disappointed - Part 2

There is Hope for the Disappointed - Part 2

We hope you’re having a wonderful Christmas day with your friends and family. And on today’s Bold Steps program, we’re going to be talking about the real reason for this season … and we’ll be turning to the book of Isaiah to help us in our study. Pastor Mark Jobe will be talking about Jesus …...

There is Hope for the Disappointed - Part 1

There is Hope for the Disappointed - Part 1

People are in desperate need of hope. And that’s true … no matter who they are … or what they’ve done. And so today, in this special Christmas Eve Bold Steps message, Pastor Mark Jobe will share the hope that’s found in Jesus from the book of Isaiah … Isaiah is a book on prophecy and it predicted...

There is Joy for the Discouraged - Part 2

There is Joy for the Discouraged - Part 2

Today on Bold Steps we’re coming to the end of a special series of messages Pastor Mark Jobe preached called, Christmas Brings Hope, and today as we continue our message … There’s Joy for the Discouraged. Mark is reminding us that joy isn’t just for the Christmas season … it’s a year-round gift...

There is Joy for the Discouraged - Part 1

There is Joy for the Discouraged - Part 1

This week on Bold Steps we’re talking about the hope that Jesus brings. We’ve talked about peace and healing... today we look at joy... how to get it back and hang on to it. Pastor Mark Jobe says that a key component is learning to “persevere” so maturity can keep developing. The title of the...

There is Peace for the Distressed - Part 2

There is Peace for the Distressed - Part 2

As Christmas draws near at the end of the week, I’m sure there are some people out there who still have a million things to do … as they hear believers proclaim that Jesus is the “Prince of Peace,” they might be wondering why they aren’t feeling it so much. If Jesus is the “Prince of Peace,” why...

There is Peace for the Distressed - Part 1

There is Peace for the Distressed - Part 1

This is supposed to be the season of peace and joy ... but as many of you know, the holidays are often anything but peaceful! With family gatherings, year-end responsibilities, and those New Year’s resolutions right around the corner, it’s all coming to a head. And while many people can’t wait...

There’s Healing for the Hurting - Part 2

There’s Healing for the Hurting - Part 2

We are one week away from celebrating Christmas with our family and friends, but during this season, there are many people who are struggling and hurting. So, today on Bold Steps. Pastor Mark Jobe is turning to the book of Luke, Chapter 13 to bring us some hope and healing with a message called,...

There’s Healing for the Hurting - Part 1

There’s Healing for the Hurting - Part 1

Christmas is right around the corner, and even though the decorations and music are cheery and festive, this season … for many … represents a time of hurt and sadness. And with all that’s been going on this year, it’s even more magnified. Today on Bold Steps, Pastor Mark Jobe brings a message of...

Divine Appointments - Part 2

Divine Appointments - Part 2

A lot of people are going through life … singularly focused … and not paying attention to what’s going on around them. And maybe that’s you at this moment! Or, perhaps you hear God speaking to you … and nudging you to pay attention to those divine moments in your life. Well, either way, today on...

Divine Appointments - Part 1

Divine Appointments - Part 1

Have you ever missed an appointment? Maybe with your doctor? Something with your kids’ school? Or, perhaps even a court appearance? Missing appointments is not a good feeling. There are a lot of people listening who God has called to mission, but many are missing those appointments/opportunities...

Roll Up Your Sleeves - Part 2

Roll Up Your Sleeves - Part 2

As we move forward in our Bold Steps study called Roll Up Your Sleeves, we’re learning that the Kingdom has come near … and because of it, we’ve got work to do! As carriers of God’s presence, we’re supposed to go out and share His message. Pastor Mark Jobe will help show us how we can bring the...

Roll Up Your Sleeves - Part 1

Roll Up Your Sleeves - Part 1

In the book of Luke, chapter ten … Jesus has a simple, yet powerful command for those He has called into His service … it’s, Go! And today on Bold Steps, Pastor Mark Jobe is going to challenge you to get busy doing the work that God has called you to do. Spiritual work is hard! And the harvest...

The Splash Effect - Part 2

The Splash Effect - Part 2

The disciples were used by God as a powerful witness to the people around them. So much so, that they were often accused of having their faith “splashed” around. So, what about you? Do others know where you stand? Does your faith in God have action? In today’s Bold Steps message called, The...

The Splash Effect - Part 1

The Splash Effect - Part 1

Today on Bold Steps we’re beginning a new series of messages that will shed some light on the topic of spiritual empowerment. Pastor Mark Jobe will be leading us through the book Acts, and he often says that believers have a greater power and influence to fulfill their mission than they realize …...

Reclaiming Your Whole Person - Part 2

Reclaiming Your Whole Person - Part 2

Like a potter works a mound of clay into a beautiful work of art, God wants to mold you and me into the image of Jesus. And that can only happen when we allow our hearts to be mold-able. Today on Bold Steps, Pastor Mark Jobe will help us understand how God sanctifies us by transforming our soul,...

Reclaiming Your Whole Person - Part 1

Reclaiming Your Whole Person - Part 1

Today on Bold Steps, we’re winding down our Defiance series. And Pastor Mark Jobe will point out that the Bible says we’re made up of a body, mind, and spirit … and they all need to be working together in order for us to be set apart for God’s purposes … key words will be “Sanctify” and “Harmony”...

Habits to Keep You Spiritually Healthy - Part 2

Habits to Keep You Spiritually Healthy - Part 2

Thanksgiving was just a week ago, but it seems as we move closer to the end of the year, people forget all about being thankful … and as you brave the malls and shopping centers trying to find that elusive gift … joy can feel like it’s on short supply. But today on Bold Steps, Mark’s going to...

Habits to Keep You Spiritually Healthy - Part 1

Habits to Keep You Spiritually Healthy - Part 1

People do all sorts of things to keep themselves physically and mentally healthy. They go to the gym, go for a walk, watch what they eat … play brain games. But Pastor Mark Job is here today to tell us that there are things we need to do to keep ourselves healthy spiritually, too …Today’s message...

Keeping Your Relationship on Course for His Coming - Part 2

Keeping Your Relationship on Course for His Coming - Part 2

As we move forward in our series Pastor Mark Jobe has titled, Defiance … Turn Your Relationship Upside Down, we’re going to be talking about relationships. And one of the most important relationships we can have is with Jesus. But, while we’re waiting for His return, there are things we should be...

Keeping Your Relationship on Course for His Coming - Part 1

Keeping Your Relationship on Course for His Coming - Part 1

Some people believe that getting ready for the end of the world means hunkering down in a bunker … and stockpiling it with food and supplies. And then there are others who think they need to arm themselves against invaders. But Pastor Mark Jobe says that believers should take a different approach...

Surprised by His Coming - Part 2

Surprised by His Coming - Part 2

The holidays are officially here. But by looking at the events that are happening in our world … you might be think the “End Times” are upon us. And as we move forward today on Bold Steps, Pastor Mark Jobe will be taking us to the book of First Thessalonians to give us some helpful ways to know...

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...