Mark Cares

Mark Cares

Truth in Love Ministry

About Mark Cares

Mark Cares is president of Truth in Love Ministry, an outreach ministry to Mormons.  He has spent over thirty years witnessing to Mormons and has authored the book, Speaking the Truth in Love to Mormons.  He has written for numerous periodicals, given seminars around the country, and has been interviewed on over a hundred radio stations.

Mark began his ministry by planting a mission congregation in Colorado. He then was called to Messiah Lutheran in Nampa, Idaho which he pastored for 30 years.  During that time Messiah also started two daughter congregations.  On the Synodical level, he has served as chairman of the Board for Home Missions and also as co-chair of the Joint Mission Council.  He was also a member of the Synodical Council. 

Presentation Description

Session 4A

IT TAKES FAITH TO BUILD A NEW MINISTRY

         This workshop is designed to encourage people by showing how the Lord can wonderfully bless our endeavors. The story of his amazing blessings on Truth in Love Ministry sets the stage for the sharing of some practical tips on how to build a ministry.  These tips include the importance of:

  • Having a bold vision that excites people
  • Building a board and staff of bold, passionate, and competent people
  • Instilling a “Go” and “Do” mentality
  • Striving for excellence in all facets of the work
  • Being flexible to the Lord’s leading