Mark has been the pastor at Grace since he and his wife Kathy moved to Lynchburg in 1988 to start the church with two other couples. His main responsibility is the teaching ministry of the church. He leads the staff in fulfilling their responsibilities and works in conjunction with the pastoral staff as they serve the other ministries of the church.
He has an undergraduate degree in Literature from Wheaton College, and an MDiv from Capital Bible Seminary. After seminary Mark worked for a church in Baltimore, Maryland.. Kathy and he were married in 1986 and they have two sons. In their free time they love to read, hike, watch movies and geocache.