Mark uses Teddy Roosevelt’s “Man in the Arena” speech to motivate people to become involved in Systemic Change of Idaho.
Mark also sits with Doug Segali, the pioneer in chaplain services, and he shares his history and work in the Idaho Department of Corrections for 3 Oaks Ministries. Mark and Doug talk about the sex-offender issue and the difficulty of housing for registered sex offenders.
Today Mark talks about the history of Systemic Change of Idaho and why it exists.
Mark also chats with Mike Gallagher, the former president of the southwest chapter of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul. His efforts gave nation-wide recognition of the work being done in the Treasure Valley.
Today Mark is sitting in with Darrel Taylor. Darrel was a long time chaplain for the Idaho Department of Corrections and is heavily involved in prison ministry. He retired from Ten Mile Christian Church as a pastor and is also Mark’s Friday morning breakfast partner. Mark and Darrel discuss Hope Community at IMSI and plans for the future.
Mark Renick is in from IMSI Hope Community Phase II even though it’s Thursday. He’s talking about his involvement with Systemic Change of Idaho. One of the issues discussed is the use of a box on the front of job applications asking whether or not you are a convicted felon. If you have been affected by incarceration, Mark has great resources that you will find helpful.