Helping Pastors Win

At Home & Church

Helping Pastors 

Win At Home & Church

Depression And The Ministry

After pastoring in a fog of clinical depression, I came very close to walking away from my church and the ministry ten years ago. I had been pastoring for 22 years at the time, and was burned out and fed up—mostly with myself. Thanks to the help of my doctor and...

4 Things a Pastor is NOT

Admit it. You do not have enough time or energy to do everything that is expected of you. I’m in that same leaky boat. The good news is that we are not supposed to. Although our gifts and calling are irrevocable, they do not make us invincible.  What if we...

Dear Angry Christian…

Dear angry Christian, you have a problem and therefore have become one to others. Not sure if you qualify? Finishing the following sentence will help you know whether this post is pointed at you. You might be an angry Christian if… You clinch your fist when you...

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.