Dr. Ken & Leslie McGill met in 1988 while both working at the Union Rescue Mission on Skid Row in Los Angeles.  They have been married for 30 years.  Both of their children, Marissa and Gabriel, were born in the LA area.  They have lived in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and currently reside in Plano, Texas.


Dr. Ken McGill is a Psychotherapist and author as well as an ordained minister. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Religion and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.  He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has a busy Private practice in Plano.


In his free time Ken enjoys going to the gym and all things sports!


Leslie McGill returned home from her working mom role in 2010.  She currently keeps the household running smoothly and acts as the Director of Marissa’s House Projects.  Leslie also is an avid cyclist and enjoys crafting and cooking.


Gabriel McGill is a Senior at Wheaton College in Illinois.  He is majoring in Business Economics and plays on the Offensive Line for the Wheaton Thunder football team.  Gabriel is one of the teams captains as well as a Pre-season All American.  He enjoys going to the gym, all things sports and he is an avid follower of the Bayern Munich Futbol (soccer) team.


They have a yellow Labrador Retriever named Maisy.


They all love traveling, especially to Africa, and supporting Marissa’s dream of being a missionary!