Mark R. Perkins is a native of Concord, California. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Bible Literature from Azusa Pacific University in 1982, and his Master of Divinity in New Testament from Talbot Theological Seminary in 1985. He has served as pastor of Front Range Bible Church in Denver since 1988. In that time he has taught over 5000 hours of Bible classes, relating Biblical truth to practical godliness. Mark and his wife Rene' are proud parents of two believing children, Turner (born 1995) and Alexandra (born 1998). Mark has served as a teacher in Kyiv, Ukraine at Word of God Bible College, and as adjunct professor at Rocky Mountain Bible College. He served on the board of governors for Chafer Theological Seminary, and is currently president of Camp Arete'. Mark loves his family, and enjoys the great outdoors of the Rocky Mountains.