Bro. Mark Ledford grew up in Fort Scott, KS, where he attended Grace Baptist Tabernacle. He was saved at the age of six, and he began to learn more about God's Word. While attending Grace Baptist, Bro. Mark met his wife, Kayla, and they were married in 2009. After they were married, Bro. Mark and Mrs. Kayla wanted to serve the Lord. They served in the choir and began serving in the youth department, assisting the Youth Pastor and his wife. While serving in this capacity, the Lord called Bro. Mark and Mrs. Kayla into full-time ministry, and they soon moved to Oklahoma City to attend Heartland Baptist Bible College.
Bro. Mark graduated in 2015, and became the associate pastor at Southside Baptist Church. Bro. Mark served as the youth pastor and assisted with the music ministry. In 2018, Bro. Mark became the pastor of Southside. Bro. Mark and Mrs. Kayla enjoy spending time with their son, Solomon, and they currently teach in the youth department.