Mark Dever serves as the senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC. Since first serving as a pastor in 1985, Mark has served on the pastoral staffs of four churches, including a church plant in Massachusetts. Prior to moving to Washington in 1994, Mark taught for the faculty of Divinity at Cambridge University while serving for two years as an associate pastor of Eden Baptist Church.
Currently, Mark serves as the president of 9Marks in Washington, D.C. He also teaches periodically at various conferences, speaking everywhere from South Africa to Brazil to the United Kingdom to Alabama. Feeling a deep burden for pastors, Mark often addresses pastors conferences and teaches at seminaries.
He has served as a trustee of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, a member of the council of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, and a board member of The Gospel Coalition. From 1995 until 2001, he served on the steering committee for Founders Ministries. As Guest Senate Chaplain for two weeks in 1995, Mark opened the daily sessions of the United States Senate in prayer. He is a member of the American Society of Church History and the Tyndale Fellowship, and he held the J.B. Lightfoot Scholarship at Cambridge University from 1989 to 1991.