Since 2002 LINC Houston has started over 53 congregations in 15 languages and trained over 1,200 leaders. In recent years, LINC Houston has grown into LINC International, providing leadership to LINC organizations in cities across the United States and around the world.
During this time, we have been blessed by the ministry of Rev. Mark Junkans as Executive Director of LINC Houston and President of LINC International. His leadership has been visionary and impactful. While human history demonstrates that diversity can too often complicate life and contradict holiness, under Mark’s guidance LINC has created many places where by grace, all find belonging and unity.
Mark has recently notified our Board of Directors that he would like to pursue an exciting new opportunity overseas, and will be leaving his role with LINC to do so. The Board has accepted his resignation, with deep thanks for his amazing work over the past fifteen years, and prayers for his new endeavor.
We have already begun the process for selecting new leadership, with Rev. Dominic Rivkin, Executive Director of LINC Los Angeles/VP of New City Development and Matthew Schultz, Chief Operating Officer, in roles of interim executive leadership as the Board navigates this search. Together, we are committed to ensuring the important work of LINC continues with the quality and vision it has had since our inception.
Today our world needs the Gospel more than ever. LINC remains committed to ensuring communities of faith are present in cities across the country, even in times of recovery, restoration and transition. We’ll do our best to keep you informed of our progress via our website, Facebook, and Twitter.
Our growing ministry depends on the direct financial gifts of individuals like you. We know that our success is largely “because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.” (Phil. 1:5) We are so thankful for your support thus far.
On behalf of the Board I invite you to help ensure the future of LINC and to honor the leadership of Mark Junkans by considering a gift to LINC Houston today. Together we will continue to empower local leaders to start new ministries that impact their communities with the Gospel.