Originally from Jacksonville, Fla., Mark spent many of his 20+ years of ministry in Las Vegas, planting several churches and pastoring his own church plant for 13 years. He and his family have lived in Indiana for several years and have adapted well to the Hoosier lifestyle. Mark has a passion for people to know that life is messy for everyone, but the Gospel can clean it up. He and his wife, Lori, have three biological kids, Stephen, Jonathan and Hailey. As foster parents, they also have other children in and out of their home. Mark is a dedicated Georgia Bulldog fan and loves to spend quality time with family.