About Mark

photoMark is a pastor, screenwriter and an award-winning filmmaker. His documentary Lost Boy Home was narrated by Sam Waterston, premiered at the Palm Beach International Film Festival and won a Best Shorts Award. He is the author of Middle of the Maze: 5 Secrets to Finding Your Way and has contributed articles and films to the Huffington Post and CNN.com.

Mark is a graduate of Cornell University, Princeton Theological Seminary, and San Francisco Theological Seminary where he received his Doctorate. He has studied non-profit leadership at the Harvard Business School. A Kellogg Scholar at the Northwestern Business School, he graduated from their Executive Education program in non-profit management. In 2010 and 2011 he was honored to attend TEDGlobal and TEDActive in 2013. Mark makes regular trips to Nashville to pitch his music and a song he co-wrote was included on Karisa Wilson’s award-winning album Stronger. Currently, Mark is developing a feature film project and an online travel show called “Thin Places.”

Mark can be reached at markbargerelliott@comcast.net

He blogs at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-barger-elliott/

Follow Mark on Twitter @Mbargerelliott