Mark Alan Williams D. Min.

Founder and President

Mark has been in full time ministry since 1981. He has served as a church planting missionary, local church pastor, adjunct professor, missionary and denominational church planting director. Mark is the founding pastor of two churches and has been the mother or partner church pastor for five other church plants.

For 18 years Mark served and helped develop the ministry of Dynamic Church Planting International. He wrote and gave oversight to materials that have been used to train over 100,000 church planting leaders in over 100 countries.

He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, Biola University, Talbot Seminary and Fuller Seminary where he earned a Doctor of Ministry degree.

In 2010 the Moody Bible Institute named Mark “Alumnus of the Year.”

He is the co-author of three books on church planting. Mark has trained leaders on 6 continents and countries as diverse as Pakistan, Siberia, Egypt, Peru, The Congo, Ethiopia, Italy, Nepal, Myanmar, Australia, Colombia and others.

He also serves as a consultant and mentor to pastors, denominational leaders and mother church leaders. In 2003 he received the Penny Penhollow Award for Excellence in Mentoring Church Planters.

Mark’s personal website (www.markalanwilliams.net) helps people “build life on practical, biblical insights.” He writes and podcasts about spiritual life, family, apologetics, leadership and church planting. Mark’s website is read in 140 countries.

Mark & Carolyn have been married since 1979 and have three sons: Gabe, Danny and Ben.