From a young age, Pastor Mark Maddox developed a love for the Lord and felt a call to share the gospel of Jesus Christ. After graduating Jackson College of Ministries in May of 1989, Pastor Maddox began serving as the school Administrator for New Life Pentecostal Academy in Grovetown, GA.

In February of 1991, Pastor Maddox relocated to Doniphan, MO to lead up the Christian Academy at West Point United Pentecostal Church.

His pastoral journey began in June of 1994, when he was called to serve as the associate pastor at Cathedral of Praise located in Martinez, GA. After nearly ten years of pastoring, Pastor Maddox was led by God to start a new home missions work in Evans, GA.

In late 2010, Pastor Maddox was appointed to succeed Pastor McClain and began his ministry in at First United Pentecostal Church in January 2011 and continues to serve in this role today.

With the support of his wife, Robyn, and their loving family, Pastor Maddox is blessed to expand his ministry beyond the walls of First UPC. In addition to his role as pastor, he is the Director of North American Missions for the Georgia District. As well as overseeing Christian Prisoner Fellowship and Christmas for Christ fundraising efforts in the state.

Even with his many obligations, Pastor Maddox holds his role as a family man as the highest treasure. He and his wife are the proud parents of two children and three grandchildren. In his spare time, Pastor Maddox loves to enjoy nature by hunting, fishing and swinging the clubs at one of the many local golf courses.