Episode 006

Elmo Winters, Host

Mark Lubbock, Guest

Episode 6:  Spotlighting the Bridge Builder – Mark Lubbock

Men’s Ministry mastermind, coach, and leader Mark Lubbock is the Bridge Builder being spotlighted today. Lubbock, the Founder/CEO of Gulf South Men is active in several United Methodist Men’s organizations. Hear how he is changing our world by championing men as God’s chosen leaders in their home, church, and the world.

Bio Highlights of Mark Lubbock


  • Married to Vickie Lubbock – 24 years.
  • Founder & CEO of Gulf South Men – facilitates disciple-making with churches and men’s organizations in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.
  • Serves as Deployed Staff with the General Commission on United Methodist Men with the focus of developing and supporting effective means to disciple men.
  • Elected as National Vice President of the UMM National Association of Conference Presidents & also serves as the Louisiana State President of United Methodist Men.
  • The first clergy nationwide to become a Certified Men’s Ministry Specialist.
  • Regional Director for Iron Sharpens Iron
  • Hosts annual Iron Sharpens Iron conferences through Gulf South Men Ministries.
  • Keynote Speaker for National Men’s Conferences & Leads
  • Regional Ambassador Director for Promise Keepers
  • Member of the A-Team with Project Twelve, a consortium of Christian Denominational Men’s Leaders.
  • Former senior pastor – 15-years with the United Methodist Church in Louisiana. A certified Field Trainer with Man in the Mirror Regional Director for Men at the Cross, State Chair of Kairos Prison Ministry International, and Men Mentoring Men events.
  • Founder Chief Executive Officer and President of a successful technology company called Louisiana Data Systems.
  • Website:  gulfsouthmen.org
  • Follow up on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @gulfsouthmen

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Acknowledgments and Credits

The “Building the Bridge” Podcast is a production of The KINGDOM Group International, Inc., all rights reserved. KINGDOMGroup.co
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Elmo Winters

Meet the Host

Host, Elmo Winters is the Elmo Winters is the Founder/Executive Director of the KINGDOM Group International, Inc., an organization dedicated to racial healing, unity, and reconciliation utilizing the life-changing Gospel of Christ. The KINGDOM Group hosts events to bring diverse groups together for dialogue and relationship building.  Reverend Winters has been in ministry for over 42 years as a Church Planter, Pastor, Bible Institute Instructor, and Hospice Chaplain.  Additionally, he has served as a short-term missionary to Kenya, Mexico, and Russia, where he trained pastors and ministry leaders.  Working with EndPoint Ministries of Nairobi, Reverend Winters continues to assist with church/school planting in the southeastern region of Kenya.  Having earned a Masters in Business Administration (MBA), he provides business consulting to non-profit organizations, ministries, and small businesses. Winters serves on the boards of Gulf South Men of Louisiana, the National Coalition of Ministries to Men (NCMM), the Louisiana Lagniappe Country Walk to Emmaus (LCWE), and the Mercy Education Foundation of Liberia, Africa.

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