Mark Conner has recently transitioned out of his role as the Senior Minister of CityLife Church after 22 years. Mark has a genuine love for people and a passion to help them grow and change. He has a Master of Arts degree from Ridley College and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. Mark is married to Nicole and they have three young adult children. Mark is currently taking a few months off, after which he will consider a montage of pursuits, including speaking, writing and coaching.
[Read Mark’s BLOG post “Time To Say Goodbye“]
Nicole’s zany perspective on life has her continually questioning and challenging the boundaries of human limitations in faith, knowledge and the practical expression of Christ’s love. Nicole is a contract Researcher and has a Bachelor of Theology and a Master of History degree. Other than that, she consumes way too much coffee!
Mark and Nicole have been married for 30 years and have three young adult children – Josiah, Ashley and Natasha.
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[Read more about Nicole and also see her BLOG]
Photo: holidays in Santorini, Greece (September 2014)
Nicole’s Social Media Details:
BLOG: Reflections of a Mugwump
Mark’s Social Media Details:
BLOG: Mark Conner
Mark is not on Facebook
Mark Conner has a personal blog that contains a variety of posts on matters such as spirituality, church, leadership, and personal development, as well as personal updates on Mark’s life and ministry.
Nicole’s personal BLOG is called Reflections of a Mugwump and contains insightful reflections about life and other stuff.
A variety of articles written by Nicole are accessible via Academia.
Prison Break – Finding Personal Freedom by Mark Conner
Living in our broken world creates the possibility of becoming trapped by various negative emotions and habits that can easily become like a prison around us. In this helpful book, Mark Conner shares practical principles for finding freedom from common problems such as anger, fear, worry, rejection, depression, bad habits, and addictions. With God’s help you can make a prison break – beginning today.
Pass the Baton (2nd Edition) by Mark Conner
There is no success without a successor and Christianity is always one generation away from extinction. These two sobering facts highlight the urgent need for successful leadership transition in today’s churches and ministries. CityLife Church (formerly Waverley Christian Fellowship) in Melbourne, Australia is a church that has successfully navigated three leadership transitions in it’s 40+ year history.
Transforming Your Church (2nd Edition) by Mark Conner
In this book, Mark Conner presents Seven Strategic Shifts that the church needs to make in order to be effective in the twenty-first century. There is an incredible urgency in the hour in which we live. These vital shifts will help you to keep in step with what the Holy Spirit is doing. You can make a significant contribution to ensure that the church of Jesus Christ emerges to impact communities, cities and nations for the kingdom of God.
Successful Christian Ministry by Mark Conner
What are the keys to building a high impact long lasting ministry? In this book, Mark Conner shares seven principles for building a successful Christian ministry with practical advice that will empower you to reach your God given potential and make a positive difference in the lives of others.