Mark Young joined the staff at Swift Creek in June 2016 as the Student Pastor. He and his wife, Renee, have five children: Ezra, Piper, Zoe, Eliza, and Haddon.
Mark received his BA degree in Communication/Broadcasting from Mississippi State University, and his Masters of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently working on his Ph.D. at Southeastern.
The verse that drives Mark’s life and ministry is Philippians 3:8. Mark is passionate to see teenagers of all ages come to treasure Christ above everything else. He longs for them to be transformed into the likeness of Christ in every way through the power of the gospel and to seem them equipped and mobilized to live for the mission of God in the world. Mark enjoys black coffee and reading short books.