OUR HISTORY

Building & Sending Leaders Since 2006


1970

The Call


While leading a missions trip, the Lord spoke to Pastor Mark on beginning a school dedicated to training young ministers.

2000

The Inception


While leading a missions trip, the Lord spoke to Pastor Mark on beginning a school dedicated to training young ministers.

2000

First Graduation


After 9 months of training, traveling and serving, the first Ignite class graduates.

Summer at Ignite


Ignite Summer Internship, dedicated to discipling teens & young adults during their summer break, is launched.

Move to Gainesville


Pastors Mark & Lisa and the Ignite leadership follow the Lord’s call to transition 2 hours north to Gainesville, Florida.

Igniting Life


Pastors Mark & Lisa and the Ignite Ignite Life Center is launched as a church dedicated to bringing life & service to the community.

2000

New Era of Studies


Ignite transitions from a Nine-Month Internship into a Three-Year School of Ministry.

2000

International Reach


We take our first mission trip to Panama City, Panama.

2000

Degree Opportinities


Ignite becomes an extension site of Southeastern University and the opportunity to offer students a degree begins.

Summer in the City


For the first time, Ignite establishes a summer campus in New York City for Ignite Summer Internship.

2000

A Decade of Impact


With the completion of the Summer Internship of 2017, Ignite has graduated an approximately of one thousand students.

Campus in Phoenix Opens


Following a powerful summer in Phoenix, Arizona, Ignite School of Ministry partners with SAGU American Indian College and establishes its’ first permanent campus on the Westcoast.

Online Campus


Seeing the growing need of adults desiring School of Ministry courses and training, Ignite Online is launched.