Helping Pastors Win

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Helping Pastors Win

At Home & Church

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Burying a Legend Not a Legacy

Burying a Legend Not a Legacy

This weekend I preached the funeral of a deacon from my home church who was the most influential laymen in my life, apart from my own father. Dr. Kerfoot Walker, MD was responsible for many of my firsts: teaching a SS class; giving my testimony in public; preaching a...

5 Ways to Recharge This Summer

5 Ways to Recharge This Summer

Our phones recharge twice as fast when we put them in airplane mode. Likewise, ministers recharge faster when we unplug. Most pastors I know are tired, exhausted, or burnout. We are not tired of ministry, but we are tired from it. Ministry sprints are common and...

5 Questions Every Pastor Should Ask Right Now

5 Questions Every Pastor Should Ask Right Now

What were you doing on March 12, 2020? I spoke at a pastor luncheon in Wewoka, Oklahoma that day, and they surprised me by singing “Happy Birthday” as the server brought out a giant piece of cheesecake. An even bigger surprise that day was news that COVID-19 had...

The Latest Dance Move

The Latest Dance Move

In a few weeks Janet and I are moving to Dallas where I will begin a new ministry chapter serving pastors with Guidestone Financial Resources, a ministry of the Southern Baptist Convention. Two years ago, Oklahoma Baptists’ Executive Director Dr. Hance Dilbeck invited...

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Shepherding in the Shadow of Death

Paul W. Powell & Mark Dance

The Struggle is Real

Mark Dance, Contributor

A Message from Mark

About Mark & Janet Dance

Mark and Janet live in Dallas, Texas where he serves as the Director of Pastoral Wellness for Guidestone Financial Resources (SBC). Dance was a lead pastor for 27 years before becoming an associate vice president at LifeWay, and director of pastoral development for Oklahoma Baptists. He is the co-founding leader of the Care4Pastors Network.

About Mark & Janet Dance

Mark and Janet live in Dallas, Texas where he serves as the Director of Pastoral Wellness for Guidestone Financial Resources (SBC). Dance was a lead pastor for 27 years before becoming an associate vice president at LifeWay, and director of pastoral development for Oklahoma Baptists. He is the co-founding leader of the Care4Pastors Network.