Mark is currently the full-time Director of Spiritual Care at the Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission in Niagara Falls, NY. This position includes leading the New Life in Christ Discipleship program which is a long-term residential program for men.
Part-time he is the Pastor of Discipleship and Small Groups at Niagara Alliance Church, in Wheatfield, NY.
Before taking on his current roles, Pastor Mark has served as Director of Men’s Ministry, solo pastor, and church planter. Mark has close to 30-years of experience in working with men. He has been mentored by and studied under some of the leading names in the area of ministry to men. He is a veteran who served for over 20 years in both the Navy and Army National Guard.
Born and raised in Tacoma, Washington, he currently lives with his wife Anne in Niagara Falls, NY. They have 2 children and 4 grandchildren.
His passion is to see men come into a personal relationship with Jesus as their Savior and Lord, and for them to then lead others into this relationship. His two life verses are the Great Commission, Matthew 28:18-20 and Paul’s charge to Timothy to not just make disciples, but to make disciples who make disciples who make disciples. Success does not come after just one generation, but after four.