A native of Liberia, West Africa, Marcus immigrated to the US at the age of 14 during the Liberian civil war. He began his career in education on the east coast before moving to Denver. After 7 years as a middle school teacher, Marcus left Denver to attend Gordon-Conwell seminary in Massachusetts. After receiving his MDiv, he returned to work with Providence and CrossPurpose. When he is not working, Marcus enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, reading and writing good books and playing soccer.