Mark VanAndel is co-pastor of Hesed Community Church. He attended Calvin College (BA: Communications), Calvin Theological Seminary (MA: Missions) and Moody Theological Seminary (MDiv: Pastoral Studies). Through his ministry career, he has worked with Young Life as well as in Christian community development and urban church planting. He is passionate about discipleship, developing Christian community, and working towards racial righteousness. He and his wife, Kristen, have 3 sons: Jamison, Tyler, and Quentin.