Marlin was saved by God’s grace in 2002. He and his wife, Jennifer, married in 2003. They have two young sons, Kamden and Dallas. Marlin works as a business consultant in the technology industry.
After being saved Marlin immediately began intensely studying God’s Word. This forged a strong desire in him for truth and sound doctrine. Marlin and his wife came to Beacon of Hope Church in 2012, searching for a biblical church that taught sound doctrine with an emphasis on expository preaching. He began serving as a Deacon in 2013 and has served as an Elder since 2016.