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Mark Smith

Pastor, instructor

After pastoring churches in Texas and Pennsylvania, since 2008 Garland resident Mark Smith has taught and tutored at North Lake College in Irving, and Collin College (Spring Creek Campus) in Plano. He holds an M.Div. from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Latest Columns

Are we keeping faith with international students?

Many of America’s influential leaders in business, government, industry, medicine and research began as international students; some worked long and hard to become citizens. The hubris required to think the country better off without such seekers is a particularly backward and dangerous one and would result in a needless and tragic loss.