Church Starter Strategist
Bro. Marc’s first pastorate was a church plant in West Branch, Michigan. He was appointed there by the Baptist State Convention of Michigan and NAMB (then Home Mission Board) as a church planter apprentice. His next pastorate was a small mission church in Roselawn, Indiana. While in Indiana he led five mission trips to central Mexico, served on the Indiana state executive board and Associational moderator.
In 1992, God called Bro. Marc to pastor in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The church encouraged him to again lead mission trips and continue his education. He attended night school at Covington Seminary, and received a Masters and Doctoral degrees in Ministry. Bro. Marc has also taught many classes during his tenure at the seminary in Old and New Testament Survey, Homiletics, and Hermanuetics.
In 1999, God led his family to Bogota’, Colombia. While in Colombia he helped to merge two English speaking churches into one. His family had ministries with street children, helped other missionaries start Bible studies and church, and began a Bible study in the US Embassy in Bogota’.
Since 2008, Bro. Marc has served in the metro Detroit area through the BSCM and NAMB as a Church Starter Strategist.
Has served Blue Water as Ministry Assistant since 2008 and has been part of the Association since 2002. Sue is married to Wayne Hodnett for 23 years and they have four children. Their names are Christina, Jonathan, Joseph, and Daniel. Sue is passionate about the ministries of the Association. She is part of a new church plant, Lakepointe. She has gone on numerous missions trips. Two of them have been overseas and she serves as an Associational and State WMU leader.