A former College Football All-American, high school teacher, coach and counselor turned activist, radio host, evangelist and motivational pro-life speaker, Mark Houck has done it all.
In September 2022, Mark, his wife, Ryan-Marie, and 7 young children made international news with an FBI invasion of their home. Mark was falsely charged with felony violations and faced 11 years in federal prison and $350,000 in fines for his sidewalk counseling and for defending his 12 year-old son from an aggressive abortion escort. Mark was acquitted on all charges on January 30, 2023.
In addition to his pro-life work, Mark is the founder and president of The King's Men, a non-profit men's ministry which promotes authentic masculinity, fatherhood and beloved sonship. This mission has enabled Mark to travel all around the globe as a sought after retreat leader and conference speaker.
As a result of his pro-lfe work, Mark was the recipient of the Cardinal John O'Connor Defender of Life Award (Legatus 2022). He and his family were also named the Catholic Hero of the Year by Catholic Vote in 2022.
Mark has been featured on EWTN (TV & Radio), Fox News, Fox & Friends, Hannity, Newsmax, Relevant Radio, Tucker Carlson, Sirius XM Catholic Radio (Conversation with Cardinal & Gus Lloyd Show) and many other media sources.