Meet Our Team

Marc Talbert, PhD

Adjunct Faculty

Department: School of Bible & Ministry

Office Location: Lancaster

Dr. Marc D. Talbert is passionate about Christian education and leadership. He completed his undergraduate studies at Frostburg State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance. He furthered his education with a Master of Theological Studies (MTS) from National Bible College and Seminary, followed by a Master of Arts (MA) in Pastoral Studies and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Leadership from Lancaster Bible College.

In his multifaceted career, Dr. Talbert holds a position as a Treasury executive within a quasi-governmental agency, demonstrating his versatility and leadership skills beyond the educational and religious disciplines. In a ministry context, he is the senior pastor and founder of The Life Church, located in District Heights and Fort Washington, Maryland. Additionally, he is the senior leader of Mount Calvary Holy Church of America, Inc., an international organization with a presence in the United States and 12 other countries.

In his spare time, Dr. Talbert is a sports enthusiast and enjoys traveling throughout the world. He shares life and ministry with his wife, LaShanda. Together, they have three beautiful children.


PhD, Lancaster Bible College, Lancaster, PA
MA Pastoral Studies, Lancaster Bible College, Lancaster, PA
Business Administration, Finance, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD

Publications/Creative Works:

Talbert, Marc. 2019. The God who goes Before you by Wilders and Jones for the Christian Education Journal: Research on Educational Ministry