Mark Whitten

Biography

Mark Whitten is an author, speaker, and teacher in south central Tennessee. He and his beautiful wife Julie share in the joys and trials of raising their five children.

After graduating from Samford University in 1999, Mark served as an overseas missionary traveling to 6 continents and over 20 nations mobilizing missionaries and training indigenous leadership. Mark returned from the foreign mission field in 2005 and pursued a career in the public school system where he currently teaches 8th grade American History. He was ordained as a priest in the Anglican tradition and spent a brief time as a bi-vocational minister before stepping down from active priesthood to focus on his family and writing career. Mark sees himself as a bridge builder between Protestant Evangelicals, the Prophetic Movement and the more ancient expressions of the church. He is also champion for young adults and educators!

Mark enjoys coffee, reading, writing, epic films, hunting, fishing, coming up with new business ideas, and riding his motorcycle.

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Up until recently I have only used KDP select, but I am now super excited about joining the smashwords team and seeing how being on multiple platforms increases my sales and notoriety.
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Books

Didache: An Ancient-Future Catechism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Rituals & Practice / General, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Discipleship
If you are searching for clear, unabashed answers for Christian living, Didache: An Ancient Future Catechism is a great place to start. It is an ancient source that can be trusted. This book, with its dynamic adaptation includes the original text and may be used as a catechism for new believers or baptismal candidates, a book study for small groups, or a devotional text for individuals.
Why Mary Matters: Understanding the Place of Christ's Mother in Christianity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / Mariology, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Rituals & Practice / Worship & Liturgy
Why Mary Matters is a small attempt (with a big heart) to correct and challenge a few of the common misconceptions that Protestants may hold concerning Mary, the mother of Jesus. It is intended to inform and challenge protestant and catholic believers alike to more fully understand and communicate the place of Christ's Mother in Christianity.
Screamer Road
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller & Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Two years after their mother went missing, Levi and Coty Maccabee stumble upon a meth lab in the backwoods of Rogue County, Tennessee while riding dirt bikes on private property. Little did they know that their trespass would lead them into a web of crime and cruelty. Set in pre-apocalyptic, rural Tennessee, this Southern Gothic series is sure to leave you sweating!

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