Dr. Mark Ambrose has 30+ years of leadership experience as a pastor, business manager, entrepreneur, and musician. A native of Southern California, Mark earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from USC, his Master of Divinity degree from Talbot School of Theology, and his Doctorate in Preaching from Talbot.
During the late 1980s and early 90’s, Mark was a manager and senior manager for the appraisal and valuation group of Arthur Andersson & Co. and KMPG. At the same time, he had a national and international music ministry with contemporary Christian music group Idle Cure that he founded.
In 1995, Mark went into full-time pastoral ministry at Pacific Coast Church in San Clemente. During this time Mark has served as an Outreach Pastor, Worship Leader, Executive Pastor, and is currently the Lead Teaching Pastor.
Dr. Mark Ambrose has trained and encouraged ministry leaders around the world (Africa, Albania, Cuba, Kosovo, India) and has also provided leadership oversight for a Hispanic church plant in San Clemente for the past 12 years.
Mark has been married since 1982 to his best friend and beautiful wife Susan. Together they have 3 children and 6 grandchildren.