Iredell County, NC
Mark began full time ministry in 2000 at Calvary Chapel’s Murrieta Hot Springs in California. While in Murrieta, Mark wore many hats as HVAC mechanic, maintenance administrator, pastor of the campus Spanish fellowship, radio ministry producer, Baja missions team leader, Church History professor, and volunteer prison chaplain. For the last six years Mark was the youth pastor of New Song Christian Community in Lake Elsinore, CA. and campus leader with Student Venture at a local high school. In May of this year the LePard family moved to Iredell County, North Carolina with the vision to plant a campus club on every jr. & sr. high in the district. Mark has been married to his ministry partner and Spanish teacher Claudia for 23 years. Son Pablo, 20, is studying business, and Avalon, 19, is studying liberal arts and interns with her parents in youth ministry. Latin American missions and student discipleship are Mark’s passions.