Our Staff and Interns
Rev. Mark Ball serves as the Rector of Missio Dei Anglican Parish, the regional leader of The Greenhouse Movement, and Director of Resurrect Houston. Over the last 20 years and with the constant help of his wife Jessalyn, Mark has led ministries to children, youth, college students, and adults. Mark planted Missio Dei 6 years ago as a lay person and is passionate about equipping leaders for ministry in the tradition of the Apostle Paul. Together he and Jessalyn have four sons and one daughter.
Fun fact: Last year Mark hiked 70 miles of the Appellation Trail
Jason Lindsey serves as lay catechist of Missio Dei and leads La Roca Youth. He and his wife Stephanie have two children and are passionate about discipling young people, good coffee, and cooking.
Dora Gonzales serves as the Childrens Education Director of Missio Dei. Her desire is to see children grow in the knowledge of God in order to develop a community of children that will be a Light in their generation. She has ministered to children, including children with special needs for over 20 years. Dora earned her Masters in Special Education at the University of Houston and has worked in both the public and private sector teaching children with autism. Her and her husband, Eric, have served together in ministry in a variety of settings. They have three children: Tabitha, Ulysses and Bethany.
Andi grew up in Royse City, Texas, a small town where she developed a love for playing guitar and gathering the people she cares about most for dinner. Her passion is connecting folks with their innate creative abilities in worship to God and service to the community. She and her husband, Kohlton, moved back to Houston after she graduated from Texas Womans University with a degree in music. When she's not making music, you can find her playing with her two puppies or elbow deep in an art project or three.
Father Marc Omar is the Missionary Priest for Missio Dei Panama.
Marc has been married to Michelle for 14 years they are blessed with three children, Judah 11, Tsion 6, and Soleil 4. Marc and Michelle’s vision is to plant a vibrant Anglican Church among the expat and international community of Panama,and to reach anyone who would hear the Gospel.
Marc grew up in Europe, Africa but mostly in America he enjoys grilling Texas barbecue. He is fluent in three and a half languages.
Rafael is the renaissance intern, guitar instructor with De La Fuentes, an adult mentor with La Roca youth, servers in the worship team, and is a key member of our hurricane recovery initiative Resurrect Houston.
Hope is an integral part of our team at DLF and La Roca. From publicity work, advertising and assisting parents, she is the unsung hero of the program. She has worked in children's ministries, leading high school and middle school groups, and is passionate about art and color.