Mark grew up on the mission field in Mexico where his parents were full time missionaries. As an adult, from 1996- 2010, he served as a church planter in Spain and Europe. He earned a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling at Trinity Seminary and Bible College in 2004. When He moved back to the U.S., he started a biblical counseling ministry at Terrace Lake Church (TLC) in Columbus Indiana. There he served as the Senior Counselor and Director of Biblical Counseling, providing training and oversight to the 10 counselors at TLC from 2012-2022. He also trained church leaders in counseling as well as trained and mentored people in biblical counseling from other churches. Mark and his wife Rhonda served together as a part of a member care team for a mission agency, providing training, counseling, debriefing & care for missionaries from 2018-2022. Mark also taught Art History, Drawing and Painting at Purdue and Indiana University in Columbus, IN. Mark loves riding bikes with Rhonda and landscape painting. He is currently working on a second Masters of Arts in Counseling from Westminster Seminary.