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Logo of Capstone Christian Academy, a Christian school in Las Vegas, NV

Mark Whelchel served as pastor in Las Vegas Valley for over 30 years. He provided oversight for Central Christian’s preschool and kindergarten for over 10 years, and he is now the Director of Counseling at the Renewing Life Center, a non-profit Christian counseling center serving Southern Nevada. Mark's educational background includes a B.A. in church ministry from Hope International University in Fullerton CA, and an M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and he has a passion for working with marriages and individuals and seeing lives transformed. Mark and his wife Christie have been married for 30+ years and they have been blessed with four children.


His dream for Capstone Christian Academy is that it becomes the premier Christian academy in Southern Nevada, preparing students from all backgrounds to make a profound difference in their world through their life and work.

Headshot of president of Capstone Christian academy in Henderson
Mark Whelchel


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