Marilyn started her studies at the Baptist Theological College in Randburg while she was working for the Baptist Union of SA’s youth department. She transferred her studies over to SATS in 2011 just after she started working at SATS as the enrolments officer, and graduated with the BTh 4yr degree in 2015. She has just started studies again with the MTh through SATS. Marilyn is currently the registrar responsible for the MTh and PhD students. She is an accredited pastor with the Baptist Union of Southern Africa, and is the deacon responsible for the Global Missions Ministry Team at her local church, Edenvale Baptist Church.