to be Confirmed as Executive Director
After careful consideration, including the review of input from our pastors, a detailed interview process, and much discussion and prayer, the Executive Committee has chosen Mark Prater to be the first Executive Director of the SG Leadership Team to be put forth for confirmation.
The Committee believes that Mark
is most suitably qualified to direct the Leadership Team in the near future.
has ably proven himself as the Regional Leader of a strong Region and as the Acting Director of Church Care
and Church Planting
The Committee believes Mark
is the best choice among several qualified candidates to bring the necessary leadership at this most critical moment in our history and to meet our most pressing needs: the implementation of our new polity, the restoration of trust and unity among the elders of SG
, the facilitation of the care of our participating churches, and the coordination of our Regional Assemblies and our movement in the planting of new churches domestically and internationally.
The Executive Director's responsibilities are outlined in the Leadership Team section of the BCO (III.E.4.a).
We will be supplying each Council of Elders delegate with more extensive biographical information and justification of our decision to select Mark Prater
We do this so that each delegate can carefully and prayerfully consider his
vote of confirmation.
Mark Prater will oversee the ratification vote process, so you will need to send the name of your representative to Mark (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than April 5th.
will communicate further details on the polity implementation process.