John Mark Comer lives, works and writes in the urban core of Portland, Oregon, with his wife and three children. He is the pastor for teaching and vision at Bridgetown Church. Prior to planting Bridgetown, John Mark was the lead pastor of a suburban megachurch. Before that, he played in a band. John Mark has a Master's degree in Biblical and Theological Studies from Western Seminary and is the author of Loveology, My Name is Hope, Garden City and God Has a Name.
John Mark Comer is a hugely talented leader, speaker, and writer.
You will find lots of wise advice here. * Nicky Gumbel, vicar of
Holy Trinity Brompton *
Like a tall glass of ice cold water on the hottest day of the year, The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry is refreshing, revitalising, and a shock to the system. Beautifully and compellingly written by one of our foremost thinkers, it is a prophetic message for our time. * Pete Greig, founder of the 24-7 Prayer movement and senior pastor of Emmaus Rd, Guildford *
Living as a spiritually and mentally healthy follower of Jesus in our technological, calendar-driven culture is, it turns out, quite difficult. In this book John Mark Comer shares his story of discovering a different way of life that's inspired by the way and wisdom of Jesus. This is a practical, personal, and challenging call to imagine new ways that our lives can imitate Jesus. * Tim Mackie, cofounder of the Bible Project *