Pastor Mark is the founding pastor of Fellowship Bible Church. He moved to Coeur d’ Alene with his family in 1973 from Redding, California. He graduated from Coeur d’ Alene High School in 1976 and from Liberty University (formerly Liberty Baptist College) in Lynchburg, Virginia in 1981, where he met his wife Julie.
In 1986 he received a Master’s degree in Biblical Counseling from Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana, and in 1992 a Master’s of Divinity degree from The Master’s Seminary in Los Angeles, California. He is currently working on a Doctor of Ministry degree in Biblical Counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He and Julie live in Coeur d’ Alene and have two children (Jessica and John), and two grandchildren (Cohen and Eli).