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Marcus Zill
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The Rev. Marcus T. Zill serves as the Director of Campus Ministry & LCMS U, which has over 200 chapters at universities and colleges around the U.S. Zill has been involved in campus ministry since 1998, when he became campus pastor at the University of Wyoming. He also helped found Higher Things, an LCMS RSO that works with youth. He and his family live in Albuquerque, NM.

Give us a blessed end

We do not often think of a funeral as the best time for reflection on the Small Catechism. However, when I conducted my first funeral as a young pastor, I was struck by just how appropriate Luther’s explanation to the Seventh Petition of the Lord’s Prayer was for just such an occasion. I not only incorporated it into my first funeral sermon but also led the congregation in a recitation of it then and at every subsequent funeral service.

Tips for Starting a Campus Ministry

Do you have a college near you? Would you like to learn how to begin a campus ministry there? There are a lot of things to consider when starting a campus ministry from scratch. Here are just a few. Purpose: Prayerful Consideration…

Cultivating a Pro-Life Culture on Intolerant College Campuses

We typically don’t view our nations colleges and universities as havens of virtue, but I have found that there is one virtue that nearly always reigns supreme at a given time in the academic square. The supreme virtue on college…

Adrenaline Isn’t Enough

 “It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.” ~ Psalm 118:8 My name is Marcus Zill and I am a recovering adrenaline addict. I am a junkie. My drug of choice has not been…