Author Archives: Markk

About Markk

Markk is an iOS developer.

The gift of faith

Clearly, I saw now that belief in God, no matter how grounded, requires at some point a leap of faith. Either you have the gift of faith or you don’t. It’s not a choice. It can’t be willed into existence. … Continue reading

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YAK #2: Goal shifting

YAK, or Young Adults Konnect, is a ministry at my church headed by yours truly, that aims to incorporate all young adults within the church in the hope of ending isolation and friendlessness in this segment of the church. But … Continue reading

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In it, not of it: that’s what He said

I thought this was quite clever: While way up in heaven they lament these conditions That come from changing a few prepositions. “Not in it, or of it,” Christian One thought, But who in the world will know that he’s … Continue reading

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Reflections on YAK – a ministry for young adults

A couple of years ago I started a new program in my church for young adults for Young Adults Konnect. The goal was to provide a place for all young adults – defined as those in their twenties and early … Continue reading

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A non-literal interpretation of Genesis 1

The main arguments I would give for a non-literal interpretation are as follows: 1. Stylized text The content is structured into six days, with parallelism occurring between the days. The first three days are composed of the creation of empty … Continue reading

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Creation Museum opens

Answers In Genesis have spent years building a creation museum in the United States, and it has finally opened. The museum is a spectacular visual representation of the young-earth creationism viewpoint; that is, that the early chapters of Genesis are … Continue reading

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The importance of fellowship

(Below is the notes for my admittedly scrappy message on fellowship, the first message I ever delivered. Enjoy!) Are you a “lone ranger” Christian? Are you connected to a local body of believers, or is it just you and Jesus? … Continue reading

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