Mark is a third generation cowboy singer with training in Gospel, classical and broadway singing. His love for true western music had led him to become president of the Colorado chapter of the nationally known Western Musci Association. He has a special love for the great singers such as Stuart Hamblen, Tennessee Ernie Ford and George Beverly Shea. Raised in a musical family, Mark plays the guitar and has been the leader in two bluegrass groups and two cowboy/western bands. He has given a lot of attention to the interpretation of songs with a deep, rich bass voice.
Mark is also a cowboy church pastor and presently pastors the Southwest Cowboy Church near Cortez, Colorado. He was brought up in a pastor's home and eventually worked his way all the way through seminary and served the International Mission Board as a full time representative to Scotland for six years. Today he divides his time between singing and gving inspirational messages that are positive and uplifting. Plans are in the works to produce more songs for the public and spread the good message of hope around the world. Some samples of his work may be found on his YouTube channel: TheCowboyPastor. He also has a great page on his facebook entitled, "Southwest Cowboy Church." He wants people to interact with the music and messages and enjoy the selections placed on cdbaby.