Our President – Dr. Mark Denison
Mark Denison is the President of The Proud Americans. The son of a World War II veteran, Mark was raised with a love and passion for God, country, and family. Mark grew up in Houston and attended Houston Baptist University. He received his Bachelor’s degree from HBU and his Master’s and Doctorate from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth.
Dr. Denison planted Baybrook Baptist Church in Friendswood, Texas in 1984, and served as their pastor for nearly 18 years. His other pastorates include First Baptist Church of Gainesville, Texas and First Baptist Church of Conroe, Texas. Over the course of his 30 years as a senior pastor, Mark also served in many significant positions in denominational and community life, chairing numerous Boards. Mark has served on the Board of HBU for 15 years, including three terms as Chair. For five years, Mark was Chaplain for the Houston Rockets. He has written Sunday School material for Baptist Way Press and his 365-day devotional book, The Daily Walk, was published in 2014. Denison is also the founder and President of Church Made Better, a national church consulting ministry. Mark’s awards and recognitions include Distinguished Alumnus and Meritorious Alumnus for HBU.
Mark and Beth have been married for 32 years and have one son, David, who serves as a Student Pastor in Sarasota, Florida. The Denisons love travel, outdoor activities, and serving God in their local church. They are passionate about sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ with their community and world. At this critical time in America, Dr. Denison is committed to leading The Proud Americans to impact its culture and world with the hope that endures – God, faith, and country.
Dr. Mark Denison
The Proud Americans
P.O. Box 3821
Sarasota, FL 34230