Helping Leaders Win

At Home & Church

Helping Leaders 

Win At Home & Church

Pastors’ Hall of Fame

I recently attended an outdoor hall of fame banquet to celebrate the induction of a close friend. As several outdoor legends received well deserved recognition from peers and sponsors, the thought occurred to me that there is no equivalent event for pastors; at least...

Update On Our Family & Ministry

Below is a short video update on our family and ministry. Thank you for praying for us as we serve pastors, spouses and seminarians. Also, thank you very much for subscribing to my blog posts! In 2019, you will get a brief, practical, and encouraging article and/or...

A Letter To My Younger Self

I have never written a letter to my younger self before today because the idea seemed impractical without a time machine. Then I considered how it might be helpful to a younger pastor. I took my first church in San Antonio in 1987. I was 22 years old, and, now at 53,...

Books By Mark

Shepherding in the Shadow of Death

Paul W. Powell & Mark Dance

The Struggle is Real

Mark Dance, Contributor

The Bible is meant to be read, understood, and shared. So your translation of God’s word should be true-to-the-original and one you like to read.

About Mark & Janet Dance

Dr. Dance pastored churches for 27 years before becoming the Director of LifeWay Pastors in 2014. He is a speaker, writer and bowhunter who loves encouraging pastors and ministry couples all over North America with his wife Janet. They live in Nashville and have two grown children.

About Mark & Janet Dance

Dr. Dance pastored churches for 27 years before becoming the Director of LifeWay Pastors in 2014. He is a speaker, writer and bowhunter who loves encouraging pastors and ministry couples all over North America with his wife Janet. They live in Nashville and have two grown children.