Mark Slaughter is an evangelistic communicator speaking at college campuses, conferences, and churches with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship /USA.
His unique “Question Mark” events combine the warmth of Christ’s love, the strength of Biblical teaching, and the openness of authentic communication about issues facing today’s culture. The event byline “Question Mark…a safe place to explore your real questions about God” describes the compassion-filled, interactive apologetics discussions which take place at these outreach events.
Mark has served for over 25 years with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship proclaiming God’s Kingdom to college students with clear, compassionate, and Biblical responses to the moral and societal questions and injustices facing them today. His passion is to see college students transformed to follow Jesus and impact their world for Christ.
Before joining InterVarsity Mark served as a pastor, and is currently serving as the National Facilitator of Emerging Generations with the Mission America Coalition (US Lausanne Committee), collaborating with various ministries to mentor and empower a new generation of evangelistic communicators and leaders. In this role he is vitally involved with Mission America Coalition’s Love2020 initiative of mobilizing Christians to live a Prayer-Care-Share lifestyle, so that every person in America is loved by at least one Christ-follower by the year 2020. Specifically, he is assisting efforts to mobilize apologists and apologetics ministries in promoting and living out the Love2020 vision.
Mark is a graduate of Taylor University (B.A. in Religion and Bible) and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (M. Div. in Evangelism). He is also a graduate of Leighton Ford’s Arrow Leadership Program.
Mark and his wife, Dawn, live near Indianapolis with their dog. They have two adult children, and two grandchildren. Mark enjoys running half-marathons, spending time with family, and hanging out in coffee shops.