Pastor Mark serves Water’s Edge as Lead Pastor. Pastor Mark and his wife, Lisa, have two great boys, Matthew and Nathan. Pastor Mark is a passionate and faithful leader who leads with a servant heart. Mark enjoys cooking, the Terps, and seeing Jesus crash into people’s lives. Mark earned his B.S. in Family Counseling from the University of Maryland and his MDiv from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.
Pastor Anthony serves Water’s Edge as the Associate Pastor and Worship Director. He also oversees The Garden young adult ministry. He loves walking with and discipling people as they discover how Jesus is using them in His kingdom. Anthony is married to Tanya, and they have a beautiful baby boy named Soren. Anthony earned his B.A. in Music from Concordia University Irvine and his M.A. in Practical Theology from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.
Kim is the world’s best Church Administrator since she has to put up with the crazy schedules of Pastor Mark and Pastor Anthony. Kim and her husband, Mike, have two awesome adult children.
Lisa serves as the Women’s and Children’s Ministry Director at Water’s Edge. Lisa is married to Pastor Mark and has lived in Frisco with their two boys for 14 years. She loves teaching and leading our volunteers and children in growing in God’s calling for their lives. Lisa earned her Associate Degree in Biblical Studies from Lutheran Bible Institute and her B.A. in Elementary and Early Children Education from Houston Baptist University.
Angela is the Women’s Ministry Leader at Water’s Edge. Angela and her husband, Brad, have three beautiful kiddos. She is passionate about spreading the message of Jesus and connecting women together for His purpose.
Susan serves as the Children’s Ministry Leader and loves engaging the children of Water’s Edge with all of the fabulous teachers and volunteers who bring Children’s DTX to life each Sunday. She is married to Tim, and they have two sons, Teo and Soren. Water’s Edge has been their church home for 15 years.
Amber serves as the Nursery Care Director at Water’s Edge. Amber and her husband Nick have two beautiful girls and have been with Water’s Edge since it’s early years. Amber believes that no matter how young a child is, there is always an opportunity to plant the seeds of Jesus and help nourish a foundation of Faith. Amber has an education background in Early Childhood Education and has 15 years of experience in her field. She is also the director of a local christian preschool.
Matt Schaefer, Worship & Youth Intern
Matt is a full-time student at UNT and serves as the worship and youth intern at Water’s Edge. He is also the leader of The Garden young adult ministry. He enjoys playing music and helping out with youth events. Matt is working towards his B.A. in counseling.
Pastor Mark and Pastor Anthony work with Matt, Sam, Clayton and Alyssa to disciple the middle school and high school students of Water’s Edge.
Spiritual Leadership Team
Tedd Klovstad – Captain
Chris Hale – Co-Captain
Bill Atchison – Secretary
Chris Williamson – Treasurer
Casey Simms – Elder
Stephen Fisher – Elder