John Mark Davidson

ChristianWorks Executive Director


Dr. John-Mark Davidson, Ph.D. has served ChristianWorks for Children as Executive Director since September 2021. His life purpose has been to use his life, time, and resources to contribute to the Kingdom of God on earth as it is in heaven.  Over the years, this purpose has led him to faith-based non-profit work in the shantytowns of South America, the pursuit of humanitarian development in the mango industry of northern Perú, and to congregational ministry in the city of Dallas. He wholeheartedly believes in the mission of ChristianWorks to represent the goodness of God to children and their families by continuing Jesus Christ’s example of service. John-Mark has a B.S. in Education from Texas A&M University, an M.Div. from Abilene Christian University, and a Ph.D. in Global Leadership with an emphasis on Intercultural Competence from Pepperdine University. John-Mark currently lives in Dallas, TX with his wife, Tara (m. 2003), and their four children (Kellan, Parker, Kase, and Mack).

Angelica Burgess

Program Coordinator - FW


Angelica Burgess is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate and has been on CW staff as our BecomingMom Program Coordinator in Fort Worth since November of 2021. Angelica completed her Bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science and Psychology at Northwestern University, and earned her M.S. in Counseling from the University of North Texas in Denton. Angelica enjoys counseling individuals from various walks of life, and empowering them on their life journeys, including their parenting journeys. Angelica works to display understanding and compassion with her clients, and has found satisfaction in supporting parents’ mental health to aid in building resilient families.

Grace Hodges

Program Coordinator - Dallas


Grace is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate and joined our CW staff as BecomingMom Program Coordinator in Dallas in June of 2023. Grace completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and continued through an accelerated program to receive her Master’s in Professional Counseling at Dallas Baptist University. Grace strives to create an environment in her counseling sessions that is characterized by compassion, warmth, safety, and hope. She welcomes clients facing a myriad of struggles, walking alongside her clients with an attentive ear and a compassionate heart. Grace considers it a privilege to use her therapeutic skills in both the CounselingWorks and BecomingMom ministries, serving individuals, couples, and families in need.

How Can You Support BecomingMom?

BecomingMom is a ministry of ChristianWorks for Children. Which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit — EIN: 75-1246028. You can support our BecomingMom ministry by making a financial contribution or by making an in kind gift of diapers and/or other baby items. With your support, we can continue Jesus Christ’s example of service. Partner with us today!

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