Helping Pastors Win

At Home & Church

Helping Pastors 

Win At Home & Church

Thank You For Cheering Us On!

You can count on one hand how many September days I will spend at home in September, but don't feel sorry for me - I love this ministry and this life! This month I have the privilege of serving pastors in New Mexico, Canada, and Maryland - much of it with my wife at...

Changing Our Posture Through Prayer

A few months ago I was encouraged by an online video of Southern Baptist Convention president J.D. Greear calling for prayer and “a new posture." I think this is an appropriate challenge to SBC pastors, as well as other tribes because God has called us to walk in a...

Why Pastors Should Practice Favoritism

Early in my first pastorate I was advised to avoid favoritism by treating all of my church members exactly the same. It took me several years to root this ministry myth out of my system. Like any myth, there is a seed of truth within it. The dark side of favoritism is...

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.