A native of Terrell, Texas, Rev. Marcus D. King is pastor of Johnson Chapel Community Church in Desoto, Texas. He received his Master of Christian Education degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and his Bachelor’s degree in English and Christian Ministry while attending Sam Houston State University and Dallas Baptist University. Prior to his role as pastor of Johnson Chapel, King served as the Pastor of Singles and Family Communities at the 9,000 member Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas where Dr. Frederick D. Haynes, III is the Senior Pastor.
A recognized expert in singles ministry, King has presented at regional and national Christian singles conferences in major cities across the United States. He has also been interviewed on the Daystar Television Network, KNON 89.3, Dallas Community Television, PAX Television and his own radio show entitled Thirsty Thursdays on KGCM internet radio. Also among his accomplishments are two published inspirational devotional books Thirsty Thursdays and Determination.