My Story

I'm Pastor Marcos and I believe the local Adventist church has a story to tell. But that wasn't always the case. Just over a decade ago, I was eager to get away from church...



My Mission

To optimize your local Adventist church so that it can effectively tell the story it has been called to tell. A story of God's love, grace and beauty unheard of in this world.

The story of Adventism is beautiful. It's a story about God - who he is and what he is really like - that can change lives. And there is no other faith-community on this planet that can tell this story with the beauty and clarity that the local Adventist church has.

But the local Adventist church is failing...

In 2013 the Adventist church held its first ever member retention summit. The results were sobering. The data revealed that from 1960 onward 30 percent or 1 in 3 people were leaving the church after being baptized, in less than 3 years. The precise ratio was 43 people lost for every 100 converts.
— Adrian Zahid, The Compass Magazine
Unfortunately, very few [Adventist] church leaders are skilled in strategic leadership. In a recent division-wide survey... pastors rated their preparedness to do strategy dead last... As a result, the work suffers from fragmented efforts, botched opportunities, and poor accountability.
— Paul Brantley, Dan Jackson & Mike Cauley, "Becoming a Mission-Driven Church"
We are living in one of the fastest periods of change in human history and the local Adventist church is in danger of becoming irrelevant, even outdated. The local church is at a crossroads and needs to reinvent itself to stay relevant in a rapidly changing world.
— Kayle B De Waal, "Mission Shift"

Member Retention

Pastoral Skills

Growth Trends

Because I love the narrative of Adventism so much, I am convinced that optimizing the local church to tell that story effectively is one of our top priorities. accomplishes this by providing in-depth, interactive and simple resources on how to optimize your local Adventist church.



If you have ever looked for step-by-step church revival process by and for Adventists look no further!


Free eBooks designed for easy reading. Download them straight to your phone or computer and get inspired!


New, practical and inspirational content added every Monday to keep you committed to the journey.



The Podcast brings you monthly tips from myself and interviews with successful Adventist pastors.


Sign up to my free monthly newsletter to receive a 7-part video series on optimizing your local Adventist church. 


Personal coaching on church leadership, optimization and communications with Pastor Marcos.

Imagine a world where every local Adventist church is fully invested in telling the story of God with relevance, authenticity and effectiveness. This world is what aims to make a reality.

But there is no way I can do this alone. Join me in making this dream come true!


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