Inhabit 2017

Mark Scandrette

Mark Scandrette is the founding director of ReIMAGINE: A Center for Integral Christian Practice, based in San Francisco, where he leads an annual series of retreats, workshops and projects designed to help participants apply spiritual wisdom to everyday life. His books include FREE (IVP 2013), Practicing the Way of Jesus (IVP 2011) Soul Graffiti (Jossey-Bass 2007) and, most recently BELONGING & BECOMING: Creating A Thriving Family Culture, cowritten with Lisa Scandrette (IVP 2016). He is on the creative team for the 9 Beats Collective, a project exploring the beatitudes as a 21st vocabulary for the living way of Jesus. A sought after voice for creative, radical and embodied faith practices, he frequently speaks at universities, churches and conferences nationally and internationally and serves as adjunct faculty at Fuller Theological Seminary and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Mark lives with his wife Lisa and their three young adult children in an old Victorian in San Francisco’s Mission District. He loves walking city streets and discovering beauty in unexpected places. He is passionately engaged in sustainability practices and efforts to create safe neighborhoods for all people through organizing to end police brutality.