Pastor Marcus Schrader

Pastor Marcus earned his Bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Studies from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri.   He also earned his M.A.B.S and Master of Divinity from Baptist Bible Graduate School of Theology in 2002 and 2004 respectively.

He has been married to Jennifer Schrader since 1997, and they have 7 children: Andrew 20, Jenna 17, Lily 14, Emma 12, Bethany 8, Noah 4 and Isabelle who is 2.

He has preached at Stanford Baptist Church as a guest preacher since 2007, and then became the Interim Pastor in the summer of 2018 when former Pastor Mark Peterson retired after 50 years of faithful ministry.   Stanford called Pastor Marcus to be the Pastor in September of 2019.

Pastor Marcus also serves as the Dean of the College of Biblical Studies in Indianapolis, Indiana where he has served since 2007. 

He serves on different mission, chaplain and ministry boards and loves to enjoy life in a way that honors the Lord, His word and His ways.

Stanford Baptist is a bible based christian church serving Bloomington Indiana and the surrounding areas.

Pastor Marcus Shrader andhis family at Stanford Baptist Christian Church