Mark is husband to an amazing woman who is just full of life and brings him joy every day (well, almost every day). He is also a proud father to two adult boys (1 trans & 1 cis). According to Mark they are the kindest and smartest kind of folk you could ever hope to meet.
Mark is also an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA) from the South. He currently serves at Presbyterian Church of the Covenant. He is a co-founder of The Christian Left. Mark also serves as the President and Co-Executive Director of ProgressiveChristianity.org. His blog, then known as “The God Article,” was named as one of the “Top Ten Christian Blogs.” Mark received The Associated Church Press’ Award of Excellence in 2012. His work has been published on “The Huffington Post,” “Sojourners,” “Time,” “Church World Services,” and even on the “Richard Dawkins Foundation.” He’s been featured on PBS’s Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly and NPR’s The Story with Dick Gordon.