Mark and Debbie have been serving with TWR for over 35 years. They are retired now but continue to be a part of TWR by giving of their time as volunteers assisting the HR team.
Mark, the son of missionary parents, was born and raised in India. After college he learned of TWR while travelling through Kalimpong, India. Mark joined TWR in 1978 and met Debbie while raising support.
Debbie also had the desire to use her gifts in missions and joined TWR in 1979. They were married in June of that same year and left for Guam six months later. They served on Guam for 12 years and then transferred to Sri Lanka where Mark served as the Field Director. In 2000, Mark and Debbie once again packed their bags and household goods, this time moving to the continent of Africa to serve in Swaziland. Mark managed the transmitter site as well as doing special projects involving rigging of the towers and antennas in the region. He became the Swaziland station director in 2005. Debbie served as administrative assistant to the station director and mission hostess.
In 2013, Mark and Debbie returned to Indiana and serve the TWR International Office remotely by assisting HR with recruiting, going to mobilization events, appointee coaching and training, proofing missionary newsletters and much more.