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Everyday Blessings Host
The Way Home Co-Host and Program Director
Mornings Host and Director of Ministry Relations
Born and raised in Syracuse, NY Mark grew up in a musical household with a father prolific in lyric writing and a mother who attended Crouse College, Syracuse University’s School of Music. Mark started singing at the age of 4 and has never stopped. Saved at the age of 12. Mark realized early in life that his talents belong to the Lord.
Mark earned degrees in Communications and Musical Performance with a concentration in Voice and more recently graduated with honors from Syracuse University’s Falk College with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work in 2012 and looks to complete his Masters degree in May of 2014.
Mark has performed several concerts through the years at local churches and special events and currently serves as music leader at his local church.
Mark worked at the Mars Hill Network for 25 years starting out on the overnights back in 1989. He hosted the Request Time program for 7 years. Mark has also served as midday host and now can be heard on Mornings. Mark also holds the title of Operations Director at Mars Hill.
Mark makes his home in Fairmount, NY and has been married to his lovely wife Nancy for 26 years. They have two children.
The Way Home Host and Producer
Weekend Morning Host
I'm live on MHN Mornings from 6:00 - 8:30 AM weekday mornings and have been with the ministry since 2012. Covering all the weather across the network, from Canada to Long Island and all of Upstate New York. Listen for weather updates day and night on MHN.
I was a Meteorologist for WKTV-TV in Utica, NY from 1996-2005. After living in Nevada for three years, myself and my family returned to Central New York in 2008 and by the grace of God, started a company in 2012. As President of Lupia & Associates LLC, a media services company. We offer a wide variaty of services including a media agency business, audio and video studios as well as oversee the winter weather recreation website www.upstatesnow.com.
I make my home in Deerfield with my wife of 12 years Amy and 10 year old son Zachary. We serve together at Community Baptist Church of Poland, NY we are also foster parents.
IT Support, Webmaster, and Afternoon Host
The Lord directs us in mysterious ways, Isaiah 55:8-9. As a believer God directs our path, and crafts our experience for future service for Him. As I look back on my life I remember important events. Some of those events may have been difficult, or at the time may have seemed unimportant, but God knows. Every event, every encounter with people, every friend, all of them have an impact on what we can do for Christ; if we allow Him to use them.
I studied Broadcast Communications while attending Pensacola Christian College where I received my Bachelors degree. More importantly, I met my wonderful wife while at PCC. We both graduate and were married the same year. I went on to receive my MBA in Marketing at a University in Tucson Arizona. All the while God was crafting my experience and directing my path to become a servant for Him. The Mars Hill Network is where God directed my path. I’m able to use my talents and my education to communicate encouragement and the gospel of Jesus Christ, daily. What an amazing privilege to come to work every day and reach so many people with The Word of God.
My prayer is continued service alongside my wife Danae, my daughter Adonia, and the little one on the way.