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Stud and his wife

Mark and his lovely wife, Christie

Mark taking abuse at a youth game night (LEFT) and exper- iencing "mullet-fever" during Vacation Bible School (RIGHT)


Mark's passion is to communicate God's design for life and the family. He and his wife, Christie, have fostered 28 children and have one college-aged son of their own.  

Mark has a Masters in Christian Education, a Masters in Secondary Education Curriculum and Instruction, and has earned more than 100 Continuing Education Credits in the area of children and youth development, family dynamics, conflict-resolution within the family, discipleship in the home, effective discipline, parenting teenagers, dealing with different personalities, etc. He is further trained and certified through the National Center for Fathering (See: to lead various seminars and workshops.

Mark and his family live in the Lehigh Valley of northeast, Pennsylvania. He loves Philadelphia sports teams--Eagles, Phillies, Flyers, and 76ers; so he knows much about pain and heartache. He enjoys playing/coaching sports, writing books, hanging with his family, and referring to himself in the third person. 


His ebook downloads and paperback sales have totaled over 65,000 copies!

December Air

Mark's son, Kyle, whose music is available

on I-tunes and Spotify under DecemeberAir

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