About Our Pastors

Pastor Mark McKinney

Pastor Mark McKinney is known for his heart for helping people. He is an anointed Bible teacher that gives people practical and easy to steps to follow for a victorious life.  He has the heart of a Pastor for the people at New Life Church and for people around the world. Pastor Mark has traveled to many countries teaching in Pastor’s Conferences, Bible Schools and church meetings.

Pastor Mark answered the call of God on his life when he was 14 years old at a youth camp. At that time he had no idea that the call would bring him to North Carolina to be the Senior Pastor of such a great church. He simply said yes to the Lord.

He and his wife came to Cary, NC in 1998. They had previously been associates in Texas for nine years where he served in various capacities. NLC began with three people and is flourishing today and touching the Triangle area.

He graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1980 and RHEMA Bible Training College in 1989. He and his wife have been married for 34 years and have two children and three grandchildren.




Pastor Dee McKinney

Pastor Dee McKinney, Co-Pastor of New Life Church, has a heart to help women find God’s destiny for their lives—and for more than 30 years, she’s done exactly that! A 1989 RHEMA Bible Training Collage graduate, Pastor Dee has worked alongside her husband, Mark, preaching the Word of God with power and authority.

While you’ll often find her behind the pulpit on Sunday mornings, Pastor Dee also leads an active ladies ministry—Women Alive.

She is host of the annual North Carolina Women’s Conference and leads Prayer School and Ladies Bible Study on a regular basis.

Pastor Dee is an inspiring minister. Her heart is to encourage women to understand their position in Christ so the can live their lives in victory.