“Something beautiful occurs at Christ Church…each generation is able to connect to the heart of God.”
Marcus holds a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance and a Minor in Piano Performance from The Ohio State University as well as a Master of Biblical Studies from Charis Bible College Colorado.
His favorite sport’s football teams are The Ohio State Buckeyes and the Pittsburgh Steelers. With over 30 years of ministry experience, he enjoys serving people in a diverse and relational ministry style. He currently serves Christ Church at Grove Farm as Executive Worship Pastor and sits on the Leadership Team. In his role, he oversees and executes the entire operations of The Worship Ministry. Some of his chief responsibilities include leading the worship experience for the Blended/Traditional service, as well as collaborating with Worship Pastor, Brad Lebakken, to provide excellent times of worship experiences, training & development, resources, and other ministry initiatives.
Throughout his ministry, Marcus has served full-time in churches ranging from 1,500 to 3,300 members as an Executive Worship Pastor, Worship Pastor and an Associate Minister of Music. He loves the power of communication through musical excellence and is committed to discovering one’s greatest potential and being a catalyst toward their personal and professional goals. Offering creative communication of the Gospel of Jesus Christ through music, ministry, and training is his passion. Marcus has also served as Adjunct Faculty and instructor in the School of Worship/Worship Arts Development at Charis Bible College Colorado.
In addition to leading worship, Marcus continues to write and record songs that glorify God and lift people's lives around him. His desire is to give people everywhere the Good News of the Gospel message of Jesus Christ whether in Word, in song, or in lifestyle. For decades, he has enjoyed being a seasoned published songwriter, composer, recording artist, and music educator. As founder and owner of the GRESH™ brand and MSG! Message Music ™, Marcus has produced eight studio albums and has traveled in concert ministry and missions to overseas initiatives including Moscow and Berlin. He currently is a sought-after consultant and speaker, as well as a mentor offering specific Training & Development. Many of Marcus Gresham’s resources can be realized at PraiseCharts™, where he is an artist in the PraiseCharts™ catalog.