Marshall Morris

A Prayer Away Church , Arizona
Lead Church Planter
Phoenix Arizona
A Prayer Away Church
August 25
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About My Family

My beautiful wife, Kali, and I have been married for almost 12 years. We have five beautiful children, two children who married into our family, and two outstanding grandchildren. Additionally, we have a host of people we have been friends with for so long we call them family.

We have lived in the Phoenix area since 2006. Jesus has always been part of our lives, and we have grown to know Him even more intimately. You can find us having fun with others on a group chat or a cookout. You can also find us serving the Lord together, whether feeding the homeless, encouraging those recently released from prison or visiting the sick.

About My Church Plant

We are planting a church in inner city Phoenix, Ariz., in one of our community’s most economically challenged, educationally deprived, crime-infested areas. As of 2022, Arizona has one of the lowest educational rankings in the United States. notes that Phoenix has the third highest poverty rate among the 25 largest metros. According to, Phoenix has a crime rate of 40 per one thousand residents, making it one of the highest rates in America.

My wife and I grew up in areas like these. We understand firsthand how such environments can affect a person’s belief about their self-worth. By the grace of God, through our relationship with Christ, He delivered us from such areas.

We are building a church that helps everyone know who they are in Christ and that God has a purpose for their lives.

NAMB Church Planting

Millions in North America are in desperate need of hope. Ultimately, the only hope that’s going to last - in this life and the next - is the hope of the gospel. North American missionaries build relationships and share this hope in their communities and beyond.


In Mark 9:24, we see a father crying out to Jesus, asking Jesus to help him with his unbelief. Please pray for the youth of our church and our community that they will overcome any unbelief that may be preventing them from doing everything God has called them to do. Please pray for our family as well that we will remain strong and courageous as we proclaim the gospel in some of the darkest areas in our city. Please pray for God’s protection for our church as we minister to our community.


Partner with us through prayer, financial support and resources. Our neighborhood ministry can always use food items to feed our neighbors. We continue to seek housing for the people we serve. We are looking to provide training and experiences to help our community believe in Christ and in the purpose God has for them.
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