Mark Wallace

About Me: 

I'm the Home Missions Catalyst Leader for Campus Ministry and Leaderhsip Development. We have over 35 campus ministers serving on campuses across North America. Our campus ministry reflects our denomination's deep commitment to Christian education and seeks to fulfill that mandate by working with students, faculty and staff in colleges and universities. Through our campus ministries we seek to be a faithful Christian presence as part of these academic communities. 

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Opportunity to Partner With Families Impacted by Disability at Camp

Christian Horizons Family Retreat, taking place at Elim Lodge in Peterborough from August 27 to September 1, 2017, is seeking short-term missionaries to partner with families affected by disability. 

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Do You Hear What I Hear?

Look at the challenges these chaplains and ministries face, the questions they are asking, and the opportunities they pursue. Do you see the similarities to what your local congregation is trying to do?

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Foolish Development

A key point in the book is that leaders, in a Christian sense, are called more to be servants and fools than endowed with the take charge and “get it done” attributes and skills we often associate with leaders. 

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A Few Myths About Campus Ministry

In working with congregations in the area of campus ministry, I've encountered a few myths along the way. Here are 3 of the myths along with some suggestions for changing them into helpful stories. 

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Poetry and Leadership

Where do we turn to when life perplexes us, when there doesn’t seem to be any clear answers, when we have come to the end of our thinking as leaders? Is it not the poetical books of the Bible? 

Leadership Development
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Leadership and Loss

Loss comes to us when key people move away, when we realize a dream has died, or when we face health challenges. The book "Broken Hallelujahs" suggests three ways of dealing with loss. 

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New Wine in Old Backpacks

A friend and colleague recently noticed that the faith and campus life resources I shared were all written by men. Thankful for her observation, I want to share some great resources written by women.

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Leading Well Resources: Ask More and Tell Less

Spending some time dwelling with these listening resources, as well as with Berger’s book, should pay rich dividends. As leaders, we do need to learn to ask more questions, tell less, and listen well. 

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Sending and Receiving in Campus Ministry

As we send off our students, it's a great time to talk about what makes a good church and about the importance of being part of a worshipping community, even if it will be temporary.

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Books for a Campus Backpack?

One thing these books have in common is that they're being read by students. Have you read any of them? If so, what would you recommend? Are there any I missed?  

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