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MARKO 2016



We don’t know about you… but this election cycle hasn’t been fun enough! That’s why we’re having a sale this week. Just use coupon code: MARKO2016 to save 20% off your entire order in the Cartel online store.

As the Cartel Party we promise to…
  • Advocate that t-shirts are legitimate work attire for church office hours.
  • Tell your boss that leading a mission trip is not considered vacation time even if it was to the Bahamas.
  • Help you justify 6 dozen water balloons, a canned ham, and 100 clothes pins as a business expense.
  • Develop downloadable curriculum because sometimes lesson prep time gets eaten up with more important stuff.
  • Remind you that the proper ratio when ordering is 1 large pizza for every 4 people.
  • Create resources, coaching and training that will seriously mess with your head.
  • Be your biggest fan.
  • Tell you the truth.

Vote MARKO 2016!

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Introducing 1-on-1 Coaching


Every now and then you need someone outside your daily world to look at your life and ministry with fresh eyes. Sometimes you feel stuck in your current reality, other times there’s a problem you aren’t sure how to navigate. Sometimes you are wondering what’s your next step forward. Other times you’re experiencing a ceiling that you’re not sure how to break through.

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YMCP Cohorts We’re Filling


Whole-life Coaching Focusing on Transformation and Youth Ministry Development

The Youth Ministry Coaching Program will rock your world, build you up as a leader, and provide all sorts of insights and opportunities for transformation. With more than 250 graduates, we’re more convinced than ever about the power and value of this program.

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Helping Students Thrive into Adulthood


By Brock Morgan

Normally when Marko calls me it’s a good thing. So far he’s asked me to speak at The Cartel’s Summit event twice, he’s asked me to write three different books, and he asked me to “potentially” go to Africa. But when he called me about a year and a half ago to ask me to write a graduation book, I thought, “Um, not interested.”

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Equipping to reach the other 90%


It’s late April. 

It’s a dangerous time for vocational youth workers. Interest & attendance is typically waning a little as the school year winds down. Youth workers, especially younger ones, start feeling as though things aren’t going well because fewer teenagers are coming. Things that worked in October just aren’t working.

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