Helping Pastors Win

At Home & Church

Helping Pastors Win

At Home & Church

Mark’s Latest

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...

Oklahoma’s Ministry Pipeline

Oklahoma’s Ministry Pipeline

One of the most important and fulfilling initiatives in my 34 years of ministry is the launch of over 100 mentoring cohorts (groups) this Fall by Oklahoma Baptists. This "Ministry Pipeline" is for emerging ministers between the 10th grade and 10th year of ministry....

4 Health Hacks For Ministry Couples

4 Health Hacks For Ministry Couples

A close pastor friend my age recently asked me for advice on staying physically healthy. Unfortunately, many pastors need some help in this area. Jayson Byassee, a former pastor and co-author of Faithful and Fractured: Responding to the Clergy Health Crisis, says...

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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.