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At the end of January, I head off to Africa for a trip to train pastors and ministry leaders in Uganda and Kenya. I am, as always, excited and honored to be able to do this kind of ministry. It is part of my work with Preparing for Amazement Ministries. Professionally, anytime I can pour […]
Quote for Reflection
I came across this quote the other day: “In the beginning the church was a fellowship of men and women centered on the living Christ. Then the church moved to Greece, where it became a philosophy. Then it moved to Rome, where it became an institution. Next, it moved to Europe, where it became a […]
Announcing the release of my Third Book!
Habits of Healthy Churches: 7 Practices to Transform Your Church Culture. Here you learn more about the book and how to get your copy. The official book launch is Wednesday October 26, 2022! About the BookHow to OrderReviewsHow you can Help About the Book Author and leadership guru, Patrick Lencioni notes, “the single greatest advantage […]
Characteristics of Closed Systems In both my life and work, I have worked with, belonged to and encountered a variety of organizational systems. Unfortunately, in that time I have experienced a number of closed systems. Closed systems are by nature unhealthy, even if they or others believe them to be healthy. There are a variety […]
Kids are off Limits
One of the things I have to say far too often in ministry is that kids are off limits. Its not just ministry, the minor and young adult children of any leader should be off limits. Pastors, church staff, presidents, CEO’s, politicians etc. Kids did not sign up for these roles and should always be […]
I often get asked why it is that I love orange so much. When I am asked, I generally offer one of a couple responses, but decided that it would be fun to write a blog about why I enjoy the color orange so much. 1. I have always liked the color orange. It is […]
Services and Seminars Offered
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Join me in Israel
My 2022 Israel trip is getting closer! Click here to learn more! The trip is November 7-16, 2022. There are three optional extensions for an additional cost. Marcus will be leading/participating in the Cairo and the Route of the Exodus extension, November 16-22.
My Main Gig
Everyone should have at least on main gig and a side hustle. That is, everyone should consider multiple streams of income and having at least one main job and at least one side job. Not only does this help with income, but it allows you to learn and grow as you work in different capacities. […]