Resources by D. Marion Clark

Marion Clark was Executive Minister of Tenth Church until February 2014. He has edited Come to the Waters, a devotional featuring the writings of James Montgomery Boice and is the author of What Matters, Speaking the Truth in Love, and Jesus the Conquering King. Visit DMC Resources for all of his resources.

Somehow we manage to keep our theology separate from our practice. This lesson urges you to apply the theology you already know to your ministry and relationships.

Knowing what motivates and what dampens the spirits of your people will enable you to more ably lead.

A critical mistake made by many leaders is to address speculated motive in others. This lesson contends that by focusing on behavior, potential fires can be avoided and peaceful solutions attained.

Before speaking, we need to listen well. This lesson discusses how to listen well to others so that they in turn will become good listeners.

This lesson makes the case for presenting the whole truth, both the negative and the positive.

This final word makes the point that the process matters as much as the decisions made and the events carried out. See why.

If we wish to have an impact for Christ's body, the church, we must be about the business of building up the body of Christ. This lesson presents the vital calling to encourage our brothers and sisters.

Honesty is the best policy for leadership. Consider how right honesty instills confidence and wins loyalty.

How we react kindles a fire or defuses a spark. This lesson explores how to speak thoughtfully so that peaceful solutions are attained.

This lesson presents the art of asking good questions before reaching conclusions and confronting others.

To minister and lead well, you must know God; you must be a keen observer of others; and you must know yourself. This lesson explores the difference such knowledge makes in your ministry.