On a beautiful Saturday morning in May 2007, Mark Moore suffered two strokes and was put into a medically-induced coma for a month. A STROKE OF FAITH tells the story of Mark’s remarkable recovery from this devastating condition and depicts how Mark moved from acceptance to surrender, from hope to faith, in the wake of tragedy. It also reveals God's work in Mark's life as He transformed him from thinking he had everything under control to knowing God has had control all along. Read More

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April 22, 2017 Most Powerful Voices Gospel Concert Shiloh Temple International Ministries Minneapolis, MN
April 29, 2017 Most Powerful Voices Gospel Concert House of Hope Chicago, IL
May 5, 2017 Most Powerful Voices Gospel Concert St. James United Methodist Church Kansas City, MO
May 13, 2017 Book Signing Barnes & Noble, Tysons Corner Mall McLean, VA
May 19, 2017 Most Powerful Voices Gospel Expo Friendly Temple Missionary MBC St. Louis, MO
September 22, 2017 Bridgepoint Luncheon Maggiano’s Little Italy McLean, VA
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About Mark

Mark Moore is the author of the upcoming book, A Stroke of Faith: A Stroke Survivor's Story of a Second Chance at Living a Life of Significance. It will be published on April 25, 2017 by FaithWords, a division of Hachette Book Group. The book tells the story of Mark’s medical crisis in 2007 when he suffered back to back strokes and almost lost his life. It goes on to give witness to Mark’s spiritual transformation from believing he was in charge of his life to knowing that God had control all along. Remarkably, Mark was able to complete a 5K charity run just one year after his stroke, a testament to his faith in Jesus Christ and God’s ability to help Mark overcome the many obstacles that everyone experiences in recovering from a major stroke...

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But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all, yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

~ 1 Corinthians 15:10

"Learning that God had control all along"

Mark Moore always believed he was in charge of his life, and he had been doing a pretty good job of it: a successful businessman, loving husband and father, dedicated amateur athlete, and active with his local church. He thought he was in control Monday through Saturday, and God was in control on Sundays. All that changed on a beautiful Saturday morning in May 2007. Suddenly he was no longer in control of anything Read More

Speaking

Mark Moore is an inspiring and committed speaker who will touch your audience’s heart with his message of courage, vulnerability, resilience, and faith. Mark is now aligned with The American Heart Association as a featured speaker in The Empower to Serve program. He also speaks regularly to Stroke Survivor Groups and welcomes opportunities to speak to healthcare, religious, business and philanthropic organizations around the country...
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"Mark Moore and his wife Brenda were absolutely a pleasure! I was deeply moved by their story of faith, resilience, and the selflessness that ultimately has brought them to the Stroke Warriors support group here in upper Manhattan."

Amparo Abel-Bey, MPH, Columbia University Medical Center

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    A “perfect storm” happens when a rare combination of factors come together at precisely the right time to create an extraordinary event. When you think of perfect storms, you may imagine hurricanes and tornados, but for me, the perfect storm of my life happened when I had two strokes at the age of 46. The […]

  • When Nothing Is the Same

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  • One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

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  • When There’s Too Much Noise

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  • Gains and Losses

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  • Wake Up Calls

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  • No Ordinary People

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  • If You Have Eyes to See and Ears to Hear

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  • Some Assembly Required

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  • The New Normal

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