The Rev. Marek Zabriskie

Denomination: The Episcopal Church (TEC)
Organization: Christ Church Episcopal, Greenwich, CT

The Rev. Marek P. Zabriskie is rector of Christ Church Episcopal in Greenwich, CT. Before coming to Christ Church in 2018, he served for 23 years as rector of St. Thomas Episcopal Church Whitemarsh in Fort Washington, PA.

Earlier he served churches in Richmond, VA, and Nashville, TN. Marek studied philosophy at Emory University and trained for the priesthood at Yale University and Berkeley Divinity School at Yale.

He has published and edited numerous books, including The Bible Challenge and The Way of Love Bible Challenge.

In 2011, he started The Bible Challenge to help our parishioners read the entire Bible in a year.  Due to its success, he created the Center for Biblical Studies, which promotes The Bible Challenge nationally and globally.  Thousands of churches in over 30 countries are now participating in this ministry.  In 2012 Forward Movement published the book The Bible Challenge, which Marek edited, after inviting 102 archbishops, bishops, cathedral and seminary deans, biblical scholars, theologians and priests from around the world to contribute meditations, questions and prayers to accompany the Read the Bible in a Year reading plan. 

Day1 Weekly Programs by The Rev. Marek Zabriskie

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Marek Zabriskie: God Says, "Nevertheless!"

Tuesday March 30, 2021
In his Easter message, the Rev. Marek Zabriskie says God's answer to whatever threatens, imperils, or ails us is to write "nevertheless" over our lives, and to move the immovable stones that are blocking us from living the kind of life that God is calling us to lead.

Marek Zabriskie: The Donkey Detail

Tuesday March 23, 2021
In his powerful message, the Rev. Marek Zabriskie imagines how a disciple of Jesus, charged with finding an unridden donkey for his Lord, might explain how Jesus has changed his life forever.

God Reached Out

Tuesday April 15, 2014
Easter faith is about reaching out. No small acts of service will solve the unspeakable problems that besiege our world. But that’s not how Christians view it. Every dollar, every kind word, every deed and act of Christian love is part of the great cosmic drama inspired by God’s reaching out to us when Jesus rose from the grave.

Everyone Loves a Parade

Tuesday April 08, 2014
In his Palm Sunday sermon, Dr. Marek Zabriskie says Palm Sunday reminds us that God’s love is the only thing that makes sense out of human suffering, conflict, and tragedy. God’s love doesn’t explain it all away, it just makes those things more possible to bear, to see in them the hand of God reaching out to redeem us and make us whole.