The Truth In Love Team

 Mark Cares, President

Mark has been witnessing to Mormons for over 30 years and is the author of Speaking the Truth in Love to Mormons. He is a graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary and has pastored congregations in Colorado and Idaho. He and his wife Bonnie have been married since 1974.  The Lord has blessed them with five children and eleven grandchildren.




John 2John Sebald, Director of Mission Advancement

John A. Sebald has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of leadership, Christian education, resource development, and marketing.

A 1985 graduate of Martin Luther College, John was assigned to start a new Lutheran elementary school. Later, as Admissions Director at Martin Luther College, John was responsible for developing and implementing recruitment, marketing and communications strategies. Subsequent service focused on mission advancement and development work at Evergreen Lutheran High School and Arizona Lutheran Academy. For the past six years, John has served as President at ALA. In 2012, John earned a Master of Arts Degree in Philanthropy and Development from Saint Mary’s University. He’s also earned certification as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).

John is married to the love of his life, Kristi (Jacobs). They are blessed with three children: Thomas, Bethany, and Rachel.


Danee Haro

Danee has been part of Truth in Love Ministry since 2013.  Prior to joining the team, she was a called teacher at Messiah’s Children Preschool for thirteen years.  Danee is the mother of two sons and two miniature Dachshunds.




Board of Directors

Rev. Phil Koelpin
Greenville, WI

Dan Kunz
LaCrosse, WI

Robert Timmerman
Austin, TX

Denny Walters
Savage, MN

Bill Woodington
Andover, MN

Kurt Austad
Highlands Ranch, CO