Mark joined the staff at MABC as pastor in July of 2016. Prior to MABC, Mark served as the Campus Pastor of Cross Church, a satellite campus of North Richland Hills Baptist Church, in Fort Worth, Texas. Over the course of 11 years of serving at NRHBC, Mark wore several different ministry hats including missions, evangelism, discipleship, and education. Growing up in Colleyville, Texas, Mark met Janet Emmons, his high school sweetheart. After attending Texas A&M University, Janet and Mark married at NRHBC in July of 2001. After graduation, Mark completed his Masters of Divinity at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in May, 2005. The Spence's are blessed to have adopted their first child, Parker, who was born in December of 2008. God further and surprisingly blessed the Spence family through the birth of their second son, Jonathan, on September 1, 2009. Mark graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary in June of 2014 with a Doctor of Ministry in being awesome.
Bobby joined the staff of MABC in August of 2018. Born and raised in Colorado, Bobby holds a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Wayland Baptist University and graduated from Gateway Seminary Rocky Mountain Campus with a Masters of Theological Studies in May of 2018. Bobby’s love for student ministry has a personal connection since he met his wife Shelby while attending student camp one summer. Shelby serves as a school teacher and they have two daughters named Kinley and Adelyn. As a senior in high school, Bobby felt God’s call to ministry on his life while attending a camp in Glorietta, NM. Since then, Bobby has faithfully pursued his calling to student ministry and served where God has allowed.
Judy, a native Coloradan, grew up in a Christian home in Denver. She accepted God’s free gift of salvation as a teenager. Judy has served on our staff as the church receptionist since 2013. A member of MABC for nearly 24 years, she has served in many areas of our church body, one of which is our AWANA program with her husband. In her leisure time she enjoys gardening and craft projects. Judy and her husband David have 2 children, Rachel and Daniel. Both of who are married to amazing spouses, and one grandchild (coming in November 2020).
Linda has served MABC as a administrative assistant since 2007. She has also served in a variety of areas within the church including Women’s Ministry, Small-group leadership, Discipleship University facilitator, and as a choir member. Linda is currently serving as the Women’s Ministry Coordinator and co-teaching a women’s all-age small-group class on Sunday mornings. Linda has been married to Jimmy for 47 years and they have three children and one grandson. Jimmy pastored a variety of churches in Wyoming and Kansas before coming to Colorado. Linda’s hobbies include jewelry making, writing, and collecting flamingos. Linda enjoys the mountains and her favorite seasons are fall and winter. Her life verses are Psalms 1:1-3.
Nina joined MABC staff in July 2019. Her and her husband are natives to Colorado. They have 5 beautiful children; 4 girls, and 1 boy, . She is passionate about her faith in Jesus and loves spending time with her family. She keeps busy with quilting and knitting, in whatever free time she can find. She enjoys working here with such a great group of people to serve alongside them.