A lot of us are living in cities and crowded places. Here in Chicago, we have to fight for parking spaces. Yet, even in a crowd, we can sometimes still feel lonely and disconnected. Pastor Mark Jobe believes we feel lonely or disconnected because we’re missing real, authentic connections with people. We may live around them … but we don’t know them. With the advent of COVID, people have even developed a little bit of what’s known as the Cocooning effect … insulating themselves from perceived danger instead of getting out and getting to know one another. But those who want to grow and mature in their lives and in their faith are the people who are most connected in their marriage, with their family, and in church and the community. And in this series, we’re going to be learning how to break down some walls that lead to isolation and today on Bold Steps, we'll discuss the Power of Words …
Mark Jobe serves as president of Moody Bible Institute and host of Moody Radio's Bold Steps. He is the author of Unstuck: Out of Your Cave into Your Call (Moody Publishers). He is also the founding pastor of New Life Community Church, a Chicago-based ministry with 27 locations throughout Chicago. Mark earned a diploma from Moody in 1984, a master’s degree from Moody Theological Seminary, and a doctorate in transformational leadership from Bakke Graduate University. He and his wife, Dee, have three adult children.
Bold Steps with Dr. Mark Jobe takes you on the path to freedom and authenticity in Christ. With candid, topical teaching from God’s Word, Dr. Jobe offers simple gospel messages with the power to transform your life.