John Markum

About Me


Hi! I’m JOHN MARKUM. I’m a follower of Jesus, pastor, husband, father of four, and entrepreneur. Here on my blog, I discuss spiritual living, family, life, leadership, ministry, and basic challenges we all face. I offer resources, share my struggles, and overall just try to add some value to your own story.

Need prayer? Please go to my Request Prayer page where I receive requests for prayer, and get to share in some of your burdens.

Love the content you’re finding? Want more? I’ll soon be adding to my YouTube channel, as well as my podcast list.

So welcome! I hope that what you find here both challenges and encourages you in your journey through life.

The phrase no pain, no gain has been a mantra for athletes and fitness junkies for years. And what they understand about physical pain needs to be broadened to a much more general use in all of our lives. Pain hurts. That's the whole problem. No one enjoys it, and if someone does, we rightfully

The Premium of Pain