Pastor Mark is originally from Battle Creek, Michigan, but has pastored at Pathway in Saranac (once West Berlin Wesleyan Church) for 18 years. He has been in the ministry since pastoring his first church in 1984. Pastor Mark has served churches in Michigan and Indiana. Mark and his wife, Ellen, have been married for over 40 years. They have three grown children and four grandchildren. In his free time, Mark enjoys "hands-on" hobbies such as electrical work and woodworking. He also likes to spend time near the water, especially Lake Michigan. Pastor Mark's greatest joy in serving the church is "having a front row seat in watching God transform lives through Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit."