Helping Pastors Win

At Home & Church

Helping Pastors Win

At Home & Church

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Is Anger Always A Bad Thing?

Is Anger Always A Bad Thing?

It seems like even the most positive of pastors are getting salty these days—and who can blame them after pastoring through an endless cycle of catastrophes for a solid six months? Our frustration is growing because we are unable to fully understand, explain, or fix...

Making More COVID Lemonade

Making More COVID Lemonade

Like you, I’m tired of talking about that stupid virus. We are all ready to move on with our lives and ministries, but before we do, let’s take stock of some of the sovereign surprises we have seen this spring and summer. What are some of the COVID lemons that church...

I’m Not Sure What To Do About Racial Issues

I’m Not Sure What To Do About Racial Issues

Can I be honest and admit that I'm never sure what to say or do when cultural chaos ensues? I don’t typically shake my fist or point my finger at every news update, but when sinful, systemic racism and/or injustice takes center stage, men and women of God need to...

Does Your Pastor Need A Support Team?

Does Your Pastor Need A Support Team?

While everyone wants a healthy pastor who lives and serves with integrity, some church leaders are in a strategic position to help their pastor stay above reproach. My last church created a Pastoral Support Team to help me to lead my life, family, and ministry well....

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Shepherding in the Shadow of Death

Paul W. Powell & Mark Dance

The Struggle is Real

Mark Dance, Contributor

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About Mark & Janet Dance

Mark Dance, D.Min. is the Director of Pastoral Development for Oklahoma Baptists, as well as the Executive Director of Care4Pastors. Mark previously served as a senior pastor for 28 years before becoming an associate vice president at LifeWay in 2014. Mark and Janet moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 2020 and have two adult children and a son-in-law living in Arkansas.

About Mark & Janet Dance

Mark Dance, D.Min. is the Director of Pastoral Development for Oklahoma Baptists, as well as the Executive Director of Care4Pastors. Mark previously served as a senior pastor for 28 years before becoming an associate vice president at LifeWay in 2014. Mark and Janet moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 2020 and have two adult children and a son-in-law living in Arkansas.