Mark graduated in May 1999 with a Master of Divinity and is finishing work on a Master of Theology from The Master's Seminary in Southern California. Before beginning ministry at Calvary Memorial (February 2001), Mark served as a Pastoral Correspondent for Grace to You - the ministry of Dr. John MacArthur, Pastor of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California. Mark has also served as a pastoral intern at Grace Community Church and as adjunct faculty at both The Master's College and The Master's Seminary. Mark also has degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech (Bachelor of Science) and the University of Florida (Master of Science). Mark has been married to his wife Melanie since 1994 and they are blessed with six children: Nathan, Timothy, Titus, Sophia, Seth, and Silas.