Before moving to California in 1997 Mark and Kendra Graham lived in the state of Michigan with their family. They are the proud parents of four wonderful children Adrianne, Warren (Daughter-in-law Damanique), Armani and Mykaela. They have three beautiful grand daughters Alana, Ashtyn and Autumn.
Mark was a regional Human Resources Manager for 3M Company and operated a successful consulting business with a focus on personal and organizational development. Kendra was the Executive Director of the Christian Life Child Development Center and sat on the Board of Directors for the State of Michigan’s Toys for Tots program. Both attended Purdue University.
In June of 1997 they became members of Abundant Living Family Church in Rancho Cucamonga. They served as Youth Pastors, building a teen congregation to over 800 attendees every week. They also created a non profit organization for the ministry and received a two million dollar grant award to service single mothers.
Mark and Kendra also are the founders of M.G.I. (An International Leadership Development Corporation). M.G.I. operates 2 key leadership programs for youth entitled VWX (virtuous women of excellence) & DMX (distinguished men of excellence). They have traveled extensively in the United States and abroad doing ministry conferences, personal development, seminars and motivational speaking. They have authored three books: Urban Youth Download, Followship and The Present – Discovering a Mate God’s Way.
On Feb 1st, 2009 they moved to the area and started Abundant Living Family Church High Desert. The ministry has a very strategic focus on reaching and impacting the less fortunate in the High Desert community. Their vision is simple: Passion for God, Compassion for People!