Mark Waters

Mark Waters serves as associate professor of Servant Leadership and Religion at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas and directs McMurry’s Center for Global Leadership and Servant Leadership Center. Previously, he served as pastor of churches in Texas and Kentucky for 17 years and for another 7 years was the executive director of Just People, Inc., an Abilene nonprofit agency providing empowerment services for youth and adults in poverty. His research interests include interfaith dialogue/reconciliation, religions of the world, theologies of religion, and servant leadership. Mark graduated from Texas Tech University in 1980 and later completed MDiv (1984) and PhD (1991) degrees in theology, homiletics, and pastoral care at Southern Seminary. He completed additional graduate study in church history and world religions at Baylor. Mark has training in servant leadership learning communities through Ann McGee-Cooper and Associates in Dallas and in leadership and organizational learning through the Society for Organizational Learning in Cambridge, Massachusetts.