Mark Altrogge

Mark Altrogge
Mark Altrogge is the original triple threat: singer, songwriter, pastor. He has been the senior pastor of Sovereign Grace Church of Indiana, PA for over 25 years, and is the author of many well known worship songs such as “I Stand In Awe”, and “In The Presence”. When not pastoring or writing songs, Mark can be found consuming vast quantities of coffee. Unfortunately, Mark is not particularly gifted in the area of athletics.
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    8 Questions to Help You Guard Your Heart

    Christians need to keep careful watch over what comes in and out of their hearts.

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    6 Critical Truths to Understand About Anger

    The Bible has a lot to say about anger because it makes it so easy to slide into sin, hatred and bitterness.

  • Feelings Are Real. But Are They Always the Truth?

    There’s a new movie coming out about James Brown, who sang the hit song called “I Feel Good.” He’d wail, “I FEEEEEEEEEL good. I knew that I would now.” And of course in his song “Happy” Pharrell Williams gives us some deep insights into that emotion: Because I’m happyClap along if you feel like a […]

  • 5 Things Forgiveness Doesn’t Mean

    Over the years I’ve counseled some individuals who’ve been horribly sinned against. At times I did a really poor job of helping them navigate their pain and the process of working toward forgiveness. Forgiving others is clearly commanded by God, and deep down most believers want to, but it isn’t always easy, and lots of questions […]

  • Jesus Is Not Only Sympathetic; He Can Change Things

    Before he saved me, I didn’t picture Jesus as having much empathy toward me. I thought of him as distant or indifferent.  After all, he had a universe to run. I didn’t know he cared about me personally, much less loved me. But after he opened my blind eyes, one day I found out he was deeply sympathetic […]

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    4 of the Best Pieces of Marital Advice I've Ever Heard

    Marriage advice for whether it's been two weeks or 20 years.

  • A Great Question to Promote Humility and Thankfulness

    The Corinthian church had some pride issues. Many were “puffed up” and arrogant, even looking down on Paul who had delivered the gospel to them. Paul gave them a great reminder to help them stay humble. It’s a good one for us. As Paul asked the Corinthians a question, we can ask ourselves the same question. […]

  • 8 Ways to Beat Temptation

    We all face temptations of many kinds. God wants us to beat them. We don’t have to sin, as powerful as temptations feel. Here are 8 ways to gain the victory. 1. Pray before you are tempted. Jesus instructed his disciples to ask God to pray, “Lead us not into temptation and deliver us from evil.” And as […]