2 minute tools for life! Every week Dr. Mark Giuliano, pastor of the Old Stone Church in downtown Cleveland, offers inspirational and entertaining 2 minute messages to help navigate the everyday challenges of life that we all face. Power2ools videos touch on relevant and meaningful life subjects such as patience, perseverance and love. Give us 2 minutes and we'll give you tools for life!
One of Cleveland’s preeminent preachers, Dr. Mark Giuliano, is a speaker, writer and civic leader. He's been called “One of the best preachers in the Presbyterian Church (USA Today).”
Dr. Mark Giuliano tells the story of God's bright light that shines into the world beginning with the first Christmas – The darkness has never overcome it!
Dr. Mark Giuliano has some tricks to staying humble during the holiday season. Learn more in this 2 minute video about giving thanks!
Franklin Castle in Ohio City is one of the most haunted houses in Ohio. Just like haunted houses, people can be haunted by past mistakes. Learn more in this 2 minute video about making amends.
Trees are an unexpected parallel with our own lives. Learn more in this 2 minute video about resilience and determination!
What does Easter mean for you? What Easter traditions do you celebrate? My adult mind still conjures up wonderful childhood memories of colorful woven baskets filled with chocolate bunnies, jellybeans and the hardboiled eggs that my family and I colored together. Easter meant going to church tucked into a stiff new suit and then gathering around the dinner table with family afterwards. But as we get older, while we still love many of our Easter traditions, I think we yearn for something more.
For Christians, Easter is the story of a God who loves us so much that not even the grave can keep us apart. When the tomb seemed like the end of the story for Jesus, God wrote another chapter for him, for the world and for us.
In an anxious and fearful world that too often shouts, No! to the abundant life, Easter is God’s great big Yes to hope, freedom and eternal life. Where the world builds up fences, God tears them down. Where the world draws borders, God sees us as one. When the world knocks us down, God lifts us up. When the world says that death is the end,