Mark Powers is the Director of the Worship & Music office of the South Carolina Baptist Convention. His book, Going Full Circle: Worship that Moves Us to Discipleship and Mission, a handbook for worshipers and worship leaders to revitalize worship, grow disciples, and take them on mission, was published in 2013. Powers earned degrees from Furman University and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. After twenty-eight years in full time worship ministry in four South Carolina churches, he joined the SCBC staff in 2008. He and his wife, Kay, live in Columbia, SC.