Marvin Dean Mills was born and raised in the mountains of Wyoming county West Virginia. He was born January 21, 1968. Marvin was saved and baptized as a young boy at the age of 12. Marvin was raised in Stephenson West Virginia by devoted Christian parents, Denny and Sandra Mills. He has two brothers, Scott and Alan. Marvin graduated from Mullens High School in 1986. He continued his education at Concord College and then proceeded to Xaiver University College of Mortuary Science and received his BS in 1989.
Marvin answered the call to preach in 2005 and was ordained May 2009. He received his Masters degree in Theological Studies in 2010 from Liberty University. Marvin first served as Associate Pastor at Maranatha Baptist Church before becoming Senior Pastor October 1, 2011.
Pastor Marvin and his wife, Cindy, have been member of Maranatha since 1995 and are happy to do the Lord's work. Marvin and Cindy have four children, Amelia "Emily", Allison, Aaron, and Annie.