Mark Batterson Bio, Age, Wife, Books, Net Worth, Height, Family

By | May 30, 2021

Mark Batterson Biography

Mark Batterson an American author and pastor famous for serving as the lead pastor of the National Community Church in Washington, D.C. He is well nkown for writing New York Times bestselling The Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears which was released in Dec 2011.

The NCC church is well known as one of the Most Innovative and Most Influential Churches in America by Outreach Magazine in 2008. Moreover, the NCC Church focuses on reaching emerging generations and meets in theaters throughout the DC metro area.

The church as well owns and operates Ebenezers Coffeehouse, The Miracle Theatre, and the DC Dream Center. He as well authored In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day and Wild Goose Chase.

Mark Batterson Age

Batterson was born on 5 Nov 1969, in Minneapolis, MN, United States.

Mark Batterson Career

In 1994, Batterson became the director of Urban Bible Training Center, an inner-city institute then located in DC, for people who wanted to be pastors but couldn’t afford seminary. He taught classes during the week and on weekends he went preaching at churches as far away as West Virginia. With time he got used to preaching on giant screens and now he is the lead pastor of the National Community Church in Washington, D.C.

Mark Batterson Net Worth

Batterson estimated net worth is under review.

Mark Batterson Books

  • Chase the Lion Weekly Planner
  • Whisper
  • Play The Man
  • The Circle Maker
  • Chase The Lion
  • In a Pit With a Lion on a Snowy Day
  • If
  • The Grave Robber
  • A Trip Around the Sun
  • All In
  • Praying Circles Around the Lives of Your Children
  • Draw the Circle
  • Soulprint
  • Primal
  • Wild Goose Chase

Mark Batterson Movies and TV Shows

  • Words of Art
  • Mark Batterson: Chase the lion
  • Your Dream And Destiny
  • Mark Batterson Awards
  • 2014 Christian Book Award: (Finalist)
  • 2014 Christian Retailing’s Best: (Finalist)

Mark Batterson Quotes

  • To me, growing into spiritual maturity is becoming less self-conscious and more God-conscious.
  • Prayer is not about letting God know your will; it’s about completely submitting to him. You die to yourself.
  • If Jesus were living in our culture, he would probably hang out in coffeehouses.
  • The greatest tragedy in life is that some prayers go unanswered as they go unasked.
  • Part of my driving desire as a pastor is to remove every obstacle except the cross that would keep people from coming to faith in Christ.
  • Part of my driving desire as a pastor is to remove every obstacle except the cross that would keep people from coming to faith in Christ.

Mark Batterson Height and Weight

Mark stands tall at an average height and has moderate body weight.

Mark Batterson Education

Pastor Batterson enrolled and later earned a Naperville (Illinois) Central High School. He then joined the University of Chicago through a scholarship to major in pre-law and playing basketball. He got called to the full-time ministry which led to a move to Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree.

He as well has two master’s degrees from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Chicago, Illinois. He later attended Regent University where he studied and graduated with a Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) degree.

Mark Batterson Family

Mark was born the only child in a small-sized family in Minneapolis, MN. He was raised in Naperville, IL. He revealed that his parents took him to a movie theatre to watch The Hiding Place when he was five years old. Additionally, he served a leader among the teenage set in town and also the church’s youth pastor.

Mark Batterson Wife

Batterson married his wife Lora Schmidgall in a private blissful wedding ceremony attended by close friends and family members.The duo is blessed with three children namely; Parker, Summer, and Josiah. The Batterson family resides in Capitol Hill, Washington DC.

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