Next Generations (Youth & Children's) Ministry

Mark Abhishek Das

* Director Of Next Generations Ministry - Mark Abhishek Das

* From 1st February 2022, Mark has expanded his original role as Youth Director to include responsibility for the Children's Ministry.

He is now the team leader and overall Ministry lead for all our APC "Next Generations in Christ", from ages 0 - 18.

Mark grew up and lived in the city of Kolkata, West Bengal, India. He has a degree in Bachelor’s of Divinity from Allahabad Bible Seminar under Senate of Serampore (http://www.senateofseramporecollege.edu.in/). After his graduation he worked for two International organizations namely, Community Health and Evangelism (CHE) as a Trainer and International Justice Mission, Kolkata (Anti-Human Trafficking Branch) as Coordinator for Community and Corporate Engagements team, for 4 years which gave him invaluable experiences.

He got to be a part of Rescue Operations to assist the Law Enforcement Authorities (Police and Lawyers) on numerous cases where sexually abused minor victims were set free from Sex Trafficking and Slavery. He worked closely with the city Churches and their leaders on a gigantic scale to raise awareness about sexual exploitation of children and how the Churches can take active part in helping the survivors, as well as reaching the Churches through the “Freedom Sunday” event, which is celebrated worldwide. He was also responsible for working among the students and youths in sensitizing them about the issues of human trafficking and motivating them to stand for justice.

His desire is to extend God’s Kingdom and use his skills and talents to motivate the young minds. He has over 12 years of experience in working with the youth. He loves the Lord and has the passion to uplift and motivate the youth of this generation by encouraging them through the Word of God. He led the youth of The Assembly of God Church, Kolkata for 3 years.

He is married to Mahima Valentine and have a daughter, Ariella Aayat Valentine.