The Benefit of a Sermon Planning Cohort (Leaders)

Mark Christian has served as the senior minister at Christ’s Church of Oronogo in Oronogo, Missouri, since 2009. He is a graduate of Great Lakes Christian College (1987) and Central Michigan University (1991). Before moving to Missouri, Mark served a 22-year ministry with the First Church of Christ in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at Great Lakes Christian College (online) and Ozark Christian College and on the Board of Trustees at Christ In Youth and Ozark Christian College.

Monte French is a graduate of Ozark Christian College and Denver Seminary. He currently serves as the senior minister at Marion Road Christian Church in Rochester, Minnesota. He enjoys spending free time outdoors, reading, drinking coffee, and experiencing the exile of maybe being the only fan of St. Louis and Denver sports teams in the upper Midwest.

After graduating from Great Lakes Christian College in 2007, Jordan Ickes has served as the minister of the Etna Green Church of Christ. He recently celebrated 15 years of marriage with his wife Wendy. Together, they love raising their three children, Oliver, Ellie, and Audrey.

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Mark Christian

Monte French

Jordan Ickes

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