ChangeMakers Podcast: A Collaborative Approach to Fighting Hunger, Fostering Faith and Strengthening Community

with Marcus Walker Executive Director, Daily Bread Ministries

Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Marcus Walker, Executive Director of Daily Bread Ministries, who shares his personal story of growing up in Texas and being called into ministry, serving overseas and meeting his wife from Switzerland, starting their family and moving back home to San Antonio to serve with the nonprofit organization that works with over 100 ministry partners who help distribute over $10 million dollars’ worth of food annually.

During the interview, Marcus talks about having a Swiss wedding and how serving overseas helped reframe his appreciation for the acts of service that happen behind the scenes to create success in life, work, and marriage. He talks about his faith and family and how that creates a strong foundation for his work as Executive Director of Daily Bread Ministries, and then highlights the nonprofit organization’s mission, model and efforts to equip their ministry partners to truly help the people they serve through food distribution and training.

“The good things that are in us need to be drawn out.” – Marcus Walker

Daily Bread Ministries focuses on repairing broken relationships to address the Root Cause of Poverty. Marcus details some of their educational programs and some of their plans for the very near future, talks about their facilities and volunteer opportunities and how the community can support their efforts. He also shares a number of important lessons learned, including “the good things that are in us need to be drawn out.” It’s an interview that will inspire you and help guide you to power the GOOD in your community!

About Marcus Walker:
Marcus Walker is the Executive Director of Daily Bread Ministries in San Antonio, Texas. Marcus’ journey into ministry began 25 years ago as a youth pastor in a local church, from there he felt called to become a missionary serving oversees in Europe and Africa. In 2011 God called Marcus and his family back home to San Antonio where he has faithfully served in a variety of roles at Daily Bread before taking over as the Executive Director in 2021. Marcus is happily married to his wife Doris and is the proud father of his 15-year-old son Noah.

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