Mark and Janet Dance

Mark and Janet moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 2020 where he 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.

Janet works for Keller Williams Realty, but don’t let her heels and highlights fool you because she also loves power tools and backpacking! Mark enjoys chasing critters with his bow, as well as speaking, writing, and traveling with Janet. Their adult children, Holly (husband Brandon), and Brad live in Arkansas.

Mark earned degrees from Howard Payne University (BBA), Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (D.Min).