John Mark Clifton
John Mark Clifton is a pastor, church planter, church revitalizer, mission strategist, coach, and mentor to young leaders. He has planted numerous churches and most recently replanted a dying urban core church in Kansas City, MO.
He has led in numerous national conferences on church planting and revitalization, consulted and coached leaders, churches and denominational entities throughout North America, and has taught in a variety of settings including colleges and seminaries.
Additionally, John Mark has served as a national and regional leader for church planting and missions. His experience includes serving as the lead mission strategist for the Kansas Nebraska Southern Baptist Convention, leading church planting efforts in the regions of North Metro Atlanta, GA, serving as a church planter in Montreal, Quebec, and as a Southern Baptist National Church Planting Missionary for eastern Canada and leading Southern Baptist church planting projects west of the Mississippi. John Mark has been planting, replanting and providing strategic mission leadership since 1978.
John Mark is married to Jill and they have two sons, two daughters in law and two grandsons.