As children we imagined we would find the perfect spouse, the perfect job, buy the perfect house, go on perfect adventures, and well . . . have the perfect life. Somewhere along the way, however, we quickly realized we will experience many things on this earth, but perfection is certainly not one of them.
Scripture, the Word of God Written
We believe the Bible, consisting of the sixty-six books of the Old and New Testaments, is the infallible Word of God, verbally inspired by God, and without inaccuracy in the original manuscripts. It was written by men under the supernatural guidance of the Holy Spirit. The meaning of biblical texts is a fixed historical reality, rooted in the historical, unalterable intentions of its divine and human authors.
ApplyGodsWord.com is the writing ministry of Mark Ballenger. Mark is a graduate from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Counseling. He is a part of the pastoral team of a local church in Cleveland, Ohio (www.neochurch.org). Mark is married to his beautiful wife Bethany and they have a son and daughter, Logan and Noel.
Mark’s passion and gifting is to help people apply God’s word to their lives so they can better know, love, serve, enjoy, and glorify God in the freedom purchased through the gospel of Jesus Christ.
What to Expect
This website’s focus is to take a passage of Scripture and help readers actively apply what God has said. While there are endless problems presented to each person in this world, the ultimate answer to every issue is always Jesus Christ.