Mark has enjoyed ministry and life at McDermott Road since coming here in 2006 with his wife Laura. He has a Bible degree from Freed-Hardeman University and a Masters in Missions from Abilene Christian University. Mark has worked in involving and connecting members in churches for almost 25 years as well as living and working with mission churches in Canada. Mark’s role is to “equip and connect” and especially with the many new members of the McDermott family that come our way each year. He works helping to facilitate all of our families and ministries and organizes our 35 Life Group home Bible study groups. He also works closely with our Global Missions Group and travels 30 – 45 days a year to various mission points.
Mark and Laura were married in 1982. They have two children and four grandchildren. Mark has been to 34 countries and he and Laura enjoy travel, hiking, gastronomy, and watching classic movies.