In 1994, after working as an actor, writer, producer, and director, “Mark D” burned-out on drugs, alcohol and loose living.


Enter the love of his life, Jesus Christ. Jesus paid it all and Mark gave it all up to Him. Over the next year Mark gave most of his time and energy to changing, growing and conforming to the image of Jesus Christ.


Mark met the next love of his life, Kimberly, also in 1994. Their courtship and subsequent marriage in 1995 is chronicled in his book, Extreme Preparation for Dating.


Mark answered God’s call to be a pastor he and Kimberly moved their three young children to Virginia in 2004 and launched, Impact Christian Center (Later renamed Impact Christian Church). Many lives have been changed for the glory of God and the betterment of families, individuals, and communities in the United States and abroad in Haiti.