Mark Bishop & Forget the Sea (2016)

This is the debut album by Mark Bishop and Forget the Sea, featuring family harmony by Mark Bishop and his two daughters, Courtney Isaacs and Haley Bishop.

You Love Me Anyway    Lyrics
Baptize Me In The Rain    Lyrics
Take To The Sky    Lyrics
The Son Is Shining Lyrics
I Will Sing Lyrics
Pick Me Up and Carry Me Lyrics
You Are, You Are Lyrics
Tinderbox    Lyrics
Sometimes God Whispers    Lyrics
Everything I Give    Lyrics
Ordinary Average Autumn   Lyrics
This Is What It's All About (2014)

The best songs, like the best books, transport you into the story. Ever pick up a book and read it, and get so consumed in it that you feel like you’re there? 

That One's Easy Listen Lyrics
Look Who's Here Listen Lyrics
Love's Gonna Get You Yet Listen Lyrics
Pray On The Little Days Listen Lyrics
This Is What It's All About Listen Lyrics
Tonight I'll Mention You In My Prayers Listen Lyrics
The Devil's Playing Chess Listen Lyrics
He Can See My Tomorrow Listen Lyrics
God Loves To Tell A Story With a Happy Ending Listen Lyrics
This Life Listen Lyrics
I Can Rejoice (2012)

Ten toe-tapping songs of glory and hope; new stories of faith and salvation, like only Mark can write and sing.

Take Me Back to That Place  Listen Lyrics
You're Talking to Somebody Who Already Knows Listen Lyrics
I Can Rejoice  Listen Lyrics
Good Things Happen When People Pray Listen Lyrics
An Old Stone the Lord Rolled Away Listen Lyrics
Oh My Listen Lyrics
They Can't Receive Their Reward Listen Lyrics
It Wouldn't Bother Me to Be the Last Listen Lyrics
Heaven Knows Listen Lyrics
Let Jesus Know All About It Listen Lyrics
I Still Need Him (2011)

Three chart-topping radio hits were produced from this incredible recording, including one that reached the #1 spot. Those songs were My Name Is Jesus, I'm Listening For the Call, and God Builds Churches With Broken People. 

I'm Listening For The Call Listen Lyrics
God Builds Churches With Broken People Listen Lyrics
Job's Wife Listen Lyrics
My Name Is Jesus Listen Lyrics
Are You Going Where I'm Going? Listen Lyrics
I Still Need Him Listen Lyrics
It's My Turn Listen Lyrics
Your Easter Sunday Is On Its Way Listen Lyrics
That's The Sound Of A House Being Built On Love Listen Lyrics
One Drop Of Blood Became A River Listen Lyrics
Just Pay Attention (2009)

 Just Pay Attention features eight new compositions and two traditional favorites in a brand new album that promises to touch your heart and set your toes to tapping!

I'm Part of the In-Crown Now Listen Lyrics
That Old Lighthouse Shining Still Listen Lyrics
I Believe That God's In Love With Me Listen Lyrics
Great Gettin' Up Morning Listen Lyrics
It Won't Always Rain Listen Lyrics
Just Pay Attention Listen Lyrics
Giddy-Up, Giddy-Up Listen Lyrics
Go Ahead and Cry Listen Lyrics
Five Smooth Stones Listen Lyrics
Tell Me the Story of Jesus Listen Lyrics
The Best of Mark Bishop & The Bishops

The Best of Mark Bishop & The Bishops collects twenty classic Bishop's songs on one CD.

You Can't Ask Too Much Of My God
When Jesus Is All That I Have
Reach The World
What I Have
He's In The Midst
Blind Bartimaeus
Let's Celebrate Jesus
He Said It All
Rose Among The Thorns
Howard Gray
Come Unto Me
Saw A Lot Of Happy People
But Then I Saw Him On The Cross
That Sounds Like Someone I'd Like To Know
For Every Cross There Is A Crown
The Angels Know My Name
Somebody In Heaven
With The Spirit Of The Lord Inside
I Talk To Him In Prayer
I Can See Forever From Here 
The Fields of Love (2008)

The Fields of Love, subtitled "A Musical Journey of Faith in the Heartland" is the story of a father and son devastated by the loss of their wife/mother. The songs weave a story that spans the broad spectrum of human experience - despair, a pivotal tent revival, and redemption.

The Falling Star Listen Lyrics
The Fields of Love Listen Lyrics
Big, Big World Listen Lyrics
The Tent Revival Listen Lyrics
Poor Goliath Listen Lyrics
Every Memory Ain't Necessarily Precious Listen Lyrics
What's So Bad About Believing? Listen Lyrics
The Prayer Listen Lyrics
He Never Sleeps Listen Lyrics
Take Another Step Listen Lyrics
Tell Me What You See Listen Lyrics
Blue Skies Listen Lyrics
Love & Faith Listen Lyrics
Abundant Sunshine (2007)

Abundant Sunshine offers something for everyone including Mark’s trademark “story songs,” soft and easy acoustic fare, straight-up “quartet style” Southern Gospel, jubilant choir numbers, and powerful, heartfelt ballads. 

Abundant Sunshine (Part 1) Listen Lyrics
This Is Where Needed Things Are Found Listen Lyrics
I Can Think Of One Listen Lyrics
Put Wings Upon Your Problems Listen Lyrics
Thomas, Why Do You Doubt? Listen Lyrics
You Get Back Each Single Minute Listen Lyrics
God's Got A Whole Lot Of Love Listen Lyrics
The Patience Of The Angels Listen Lyrics
Mean, Mean People Listen Lyrics
Written On A Tree Listen Lyrics
Abundant Sunshine (Part 2) Listen Lyrics
Everyday (2006)

Fresh off the success of being named Soloist of the Year in the 2005 Singing News Fan Awards, Bishop brings a fresh vigor to Everyday, resulting in a project acclaimed as his strongest solo release yet. Bishop penned all ten songs, including the top 10 radio hits "With Me Always" (a duet with Lauren Talley that hit #3 in December 2006) and "Remember Who He Is, Remember What He Does" (#6 in May 2007).

I Don't Believe It Listen Lyrics
It All Works Out Listen Lyrics
With Me Always Listen Lyrics
Remember Who He Is, Remember What He Does Listen Lyrics
Let Jesus In Listen Lyrics
Let The Angels Take the Fallen Listen Lyrics
I'm Looking For Jesus Listen Lyrics
The Church Homecoming Listen Lyrics
Miracle Rose Listen Lyrics
Lord, Go With Me Listen Lyrics
Christmas Time Is Here (2005)

It's a Christmas recording that sounds like a Christmas recording.  Loaded with rich arrangements of Mark's favorite Christmas songs that he grew up with, this recording makes you want to fix some hot cocoa and start trimming the tree. Merry Christmas!




The Christmas Song Listen Lyrics
Go Tell It On The Mountain Listen Lyrics
I Remember a Christmas Long Ago Listen Lyrics
The Little Drummer Boy Listen Lyrics
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas / Christmas Time Is Here Listen Lyrics
Spend a Little More Love Listen Lyrics
Some Children See Him Listen Lyrics
Let There Be Peace On Earth Listen Lyrics
The Holly and The Ivy Listen Lyrics
Silent Night Listen Lyrics
There Is Love...Then There Is His Love (2005)

The stellar follow-up recording to Can I Pray For You continued to showcase Mark's talents as a songwriter and vocalist. "Bring Lazarus Back" offers a thought provoking look at Lazarus being raised from dead.  "Jesus Listens" is "as smooth as a gravy sandwich" musically, with a message that is just a easily digested. 

Bring Lazarus Back Listen Lyrics
I Saw God In A Vision Listen Lyrics
There Is Love Listen Lyrics
Don't Let This World Get You Down Listen Lyrics
I'm Gonna Make It If I Can Listen Lyrics
Jesus Is Good For Your Heart Listen Lyrics
You Can't Ask Too Much Of My God Listen Lyrics
Jesus Listens Listen Lyrics
Where I Knelt Down Listen Lyrics
On That Great Day Listen Lyrics
Can I Pray For You? (2004)


This is the recording that firmly established Mark as one of Southern Gospel Music's top singer/songwriters. Mark is the only soloist in Southern Gospel Music history to have written, sung, and produced two Number One songs from the same recording. Can I Pray For You is Mark's signature recording as a soloist.

October Harvest Listen Lyrics
Angels Swing A Little Lower Listen Lyrics
Can I Pray For You? Listen Lyrics
Filled And Fulfilled Listen Lyrics
I Got Here As Fast As I Could Listen Lyrics
Turn Loose For Nothing Listen Lyrics
Show Us Love - Part I Listen Lyrics
Jesus Is A Quiet Place For Me Listen Lyrics
Let Me Tell You What He Did For Me Listen Lyrics
We Need Jesus Listen Lyrics
Show Us Love - Part II Listen Lyrics
The Song In My Heart (2003)

A poignant collection of lyrics and melodies from the heart of Mark Bishop. Experience the sounds of Southern Gospel in a way that is uniquely Mark Bishop with this one of a kind recording. Features the radio single, "Cloud Nine Headed for Ten" and the powerful epic of  "Son of a Carpenter."

Send It Listen Lyrics
You Were Working For Me Listen Lyrics
When Jesus Saw Inside Of Me Listen Lyrics
Son Of A Carpenter Listen Lyrics
Let Jesus Be The Song In Your Heart Listen Lyrics
He Did Listen Lyrics
Cloud Nine, Headed For Ten Listen Lyrics
God Just Answered Another Prayer Listen Lyrics
I Remember Her Well Listen Lyrics
One Prayer Over Listen Lyrics


Faith, Family & Friends (2002)

Mark's debut solo release gives you an introduction to Mark as a soloist and some musical foreshadowing of what lay ahead for Mark's solo career.  Solid songs, including the Top Ten radio hit  "Jesus Will Lift You Up" and the fan favorite parody, "Bottled Water."

I Know Where I Stand Listen Lyrics
The Nail Nobody Saw Listen Lyrics
Momma Was Singing To Jesus Listen Lyrics
Jesus Can Lift You Up Listen Lyrics
When A Christian Goes Home Listen Lyrics
Grow Up Baby, Good And Strong Listen Lyrics
Songs of the Church - Medley Listen  
Before Me, Behind Me, Beside Me Listen Lyrics
Mark's Medley Listen  
I Don't Know How You Heard One Voice Listen Lyrics
Things Are Gettin' Mighty Weird Listen  
Bottled Water Listen


Parable in F Listen  

Stories - 2001
Cathedral Records
Produced by The Bishops & Jeff Collins
Executive Producer: Todd Payne
I Love To Tell The Story Listen Lyrics
God Didn't Come To Save The Angels Listen Lyrics
I Can't Even Slow Down Listen Lyrics
I Know All About Scars Listen Lyrics
Perfectly Honest Listen Lyrics
Woke Up This Morning Listen Lyrics
I'm So Glad I Found Jesus Listen Lyrics
Forever Springtime Listen Lyrics
You're Already Gonna Live Forever Listen Lyrics
Michael's Getaway Listen Lyrics
I Love To Tell The Story (Reprise) Listen Lyrics
Great Things - 2000
Cathedral Records
Produced by Steve W. Mauldin
Executive Producer: Todd Payne
Great Things Listen Lyrics
I Start Each Day With The Lord Listen Lyrics
When Jesus Is Your Well Listen Lyrics
I Will Be Right Here Listen Lyrics
Pray For the Power Listen Lyrics
I Rely On Him Listen Lyrics
When You Change Your Mind Listen Lyrics
That Soul Was Mine Listen Lyrics
Golden Street Parade Listen Lyrics
You Must Come In At The Door Listen Lyrics
All Their Best - 2000
  Homeland Records
Let's Celebrate Jesus - 1999
  Homeland Records
Produced by Steve W. Mauldin
Executive Producer: Todd Payne
Kentucky Bluegrass - 1999
  Homeland Records
Produced by Mark Bishop
Executive Producer: Todd Payne

Kentucky Bluegrass won the Dove Award for Best Bluegrass Gospel Album.

Reach The World - 1998
  Homeland Records
Produced by Steve W. Mauldin
Executive Producer: Todd Payne
The Front Porch Collection Volume II - 1997
  Homeland Records
Produced by The Bishops & Todd Payne
Classics Live! - 1997
  Homeland Records
Produced by The Bishops & Todd Payne

Recorded at the Acuff Theater in Nashville, TN

You Can't Ask Too Much of My God - 1996
  Homeland Records
Produced by Steve W. Mauldin
Old Kentucky Home - 1996
  Morningstar Records
  • Prophet's Admiration
  • When We Meet To Part No More
  • Radio Preacher
  • Open Up The Window Noah
  • I Can't Stop 'Til I Reach Caanan's Land
  • Rockin' On The Waves
  • I'm Gonna Move
  • It Ain't The Mountains
  • Run And Not Be Weary
  • Pick It Boys (instrumental)
Seems Like Only Yesterday - 1995
  Morningstar Records
Produced by Eddie Crook
  • The Old Rugged Cross
  • Jesus Hold My Hand
  • Honey In The Rock
  • I'm Going That Way
  • An Old Account Settled
  • The Lilly Of The Valley
  • The Haven of Rest
  • The Meeting In The Air
  • The Eastern Gate
  • Everybody Will Be Happy Over There
  • At Calvary
  • Are You Washed In The Blood Of the Lamb
A Legacy Of Hits - 1995
  Morningstar Records
Chapter X Live - 1994
  Morningstar Records
Produced by Steve W. Mauldin
Executive Producer: Eddie Crook

This recording celebrates The Bishops 10th Anniversary. It was recorded live at Brock Auditorium in Richmond, KY with a full orchestra backing up the group.

Old Favorites - 1993
  Morningstar Records
  • No Lock On My Mansion Door
  • Thank God I'm Free
  • Victory In Jesus
  • Whispering Hope
  • Farther Along
  • In The Sweet By and By
  • Unclouded Day
  • Beautiful Star of Bethlehem
  • These Are They
  • The Lighthouse
More Than My Voice - 1993
  Morningstar Records
Produced by Eddie Crook
No 2 Ways About It - 1992
  Morningstar Records
Produced by Eddie Crook
  • Hallelujah Morning
  • Heaven's On A One Way Street
  • These Are They
  • He's Living Again
  • Ten Thousand Angels And Me
  • I'd Sure Like To Be There Now
  • New Campmeeting Days
  • Look To Him
  • Hearts On Fire
  • Sheltered By The Master's Arms
The Front Porch Collection - 1992
  Morningstar Records
Produced by Eddie Crook
  • Across The River
  • Jezebel
  • Waitin' For the Master To Come
  • Star Spangled Banner
  • Gentle Breeze
  • God Put A Rainbow In the Clouds
  • Whispering Hope
  • Talk About Sufferin'
  • Blind Bartimaeus
  • Give Me That Old Time Religion
  • Lover Of The Lord
  • The Lighthouse
Once In A Lifetime - 1991
  Morningstar Records
Produced by Eddie Crook

Spend A Little More Love This Christmas, written by Mark Bishop, features guests vocalists such as the Bishop families, Barbara Fairchild, Jeff & Sheri Easter, The Isaacs, The McKameys, The Spencers and Herman Harper.

  • Do You Hear What I Hear
  • Ring Christmas Bells
  • White Christmas & The Christmas Song
  • Silent Night, O Little Town Of Bethlehem, Go Tell It On The Mountain, Joy To The World, O Holy Night
  • Spend A Little More Love This Christmas
  • Beautiful Star of Bethlehem
  • Christ Is Born In Bethlehem
  • Hark The Hearal Angels Sing, Angels We Have Heard On High, It Came Upon A Midnight Clear, Away In A Manger, The First Noel
Christmas With Family & Friends - 1991
Morningstar Records
Produced by Eddie Crook
  • He's In The Midst
  • When They Finally Made It Home
  • I Know The Man
  • We Need To Build A Fire
  • Unclouded Day
  • Whosoever Will
  • Waitin' For The Master To Come
  • Follow Your Heart
  • Lord Leave Your Light On
  • More Love Than I Ever Imagined
Class Of '90 - 1990
Morningstar Records
Produced by Eddie Crook
  • I Need You More Today
  • Miracle Rose
  • Angels Watching Over Me
  • In The Sweet By And By
  • The Carpenter's House
  • For Every Cross There Is A Crown
  • One Size Fits All
  • One Way Or Another
  • More Than Just A Hill
  • It Ain't The Mountain
Marching On - 1989
Morningstar Records
Produced by Eddie Crook
  • Open Up The Window Noah
  • Lazarus, Come Forth
  • The Old Days
  • I Don't Know Any Better Than Jesus
  • Battle Hymn Of The Republic
  • I'll Live Again
  • Dry Ground
  • Farther Along
  • No More Pain
  • Joshua Fought The Battle Of Jericho
Live At Fayetteville - 1988
Morningstar Records
Produced by Eddie Crook

This was The Bishops first live recording. It was recorded at the Fayetteville Community Church in Fayetteville, NC.


  • Run And Not Be Weary
  • Jesus Is The Light
  • An Ordinary Man
  • New Jerusalem
  • Welcome Home
  • Pick It Boys
  • In The Great Gettin' Up Morning
  • Whispering Hope
  • My Song Of Praise
  • I'm Gonna Move
Blessed - 1987
Harvest Records
Produced by Eddie Crook
  • Bless Me One More Time
  • God's Amazing Grace
  • Prophet's Admiration
  • Mom and Dad
  • When We Meet To Part No More
  • Radio Preacher
  • Move To The Top Of The Mountain
  • Storefront Mission
  • Victory In Jesus
  • Blind Bartimaeus
Can't Stop Now - 1986
Harvest Records
Produced by Eddie Crook
  • I Can't Stop Till I Reach Canaan's Land
  • Old Time Chariot Medley
  • It Is Finished
  • My Sins Are Gone
  • Man On A Mule
  • Lover Of The Lord
  • For God So Loved The World
  • Shadow Of His Hands
  • Thank God I'm Free
  • Battle Scarred Soldier
One Way - 1985
Harvest Records
Produced by Eddie Crook
  • Nothing Here Below
  • Rockin' On The Waves
  • His Hands
  • I'm Gonna Move
  • Jezebel
  • Oh God, I Love You
  • Gonna Be There
  • One Way
  • No Lock On My Mansion Door
  • Just Like John
He Gave His Life - 1984
  • He Gave His Life
  • God's Amazing Grace
  • In A Land Where No Cabins Fall
  • Too Much To Gain To Lose
  • God Put A Rainbow In The Clouds
  • Sail Away Home
  • Steal Away and Pray
  • Gloryland
  • Then My Lord I'll See
  • Hand Me Down