Mark is a sharp guy who often falls into the "bloggably linkable" category around here. Genuinely nice, he's a creative pastor who has been one of my prayer partners along the way and is a fellow coffee connoisseur.
He also chases lions.
Snow be danged.
And of course, this is one of the reasons I like him.
His new book, "In A Pit With A Lion On A Snowy Day," is inspired by one of the most obscure yet courageous acts recorded in Scripture (II Samuel 23:20-21):
Benaiah chased a lion down into a pit. Then, despite the snow and slippery ground, he caught the lion and killed it.Here's a "stand out" quote from chapter one:
Having been in a few pits myself a few times, I'm looking forward to reading the rest of Mark's book!
"What sets lion chasers apart isn't the outcome. It's the courage to chase God-sized dreams. Lion chasers don't let their fears or doubts keep them from doing what God has called them to do."
It's available to all as of today - Order it from Amazon here.