Dr. Mark McNees (born 1969) was born in Los Angeles, California and is best known for his compelling storytelling and writing style. He brings masterfully blended biblical truth through personal experience, humor, and honesty. His passion is helping people live out the vision God has for their life.
The thesis of this paper is that a holistic integrated approach to keeping the Great Commission can be developed by first embracing the ethic of the Most Important Commandment (MIC). American churches in emerging culture that develop a ministry philosophy primarily driven by the MIC are better suited to effectively carry out the Great Commission.