Ministry Location: Cambodia, Southeast Asia
Ministry Focus: Mark is an Alberta Registered Professional Forester. He has 15 years of experience with the forest industry, primarily in administration of reforestation. He is currently working as a college instructor with the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, where he has 9 years experience training forestry professionals. He will be working with Asia Outreach North America to develop and deliver forestry-related training for their training center in the province of Stung Treng in Cambodia. This will likely involve livelihood training for adults and more general forest and environmental sustainability training for young future leaders. He will also investigate opportunities to support the local community and the country in creation stewardship. He will be in Stung Treng January-February of 2018. He will also contribute to any other ministry efforts as requested by the leadership.
Ministry History: Mark has been involved in several aspects of ministry over the years. He has served on a church board, led worship and been involved in various choirs and ensembles. Currently he sings in a church choir and works as a chapel host at the West Edmonton mall chapel. He is also completing his first formal ministry training, a Master's certificate in Social Justice and Community Development with Vanguard Bible College.
- That I would lean more on God and less on my own understanding which will allow me to step forward courageously