Mike graduated from Lincoln Christian College (Lincoln, IL) with an A.B. in Christian Ministry (1980) and studied Theology & Philosophy at Lincoln Christian Seminary (1980-82). He has served pastorates for 35 years at churches in Illinois, Georgia, and California.
Mike has preached at Lighthouse for over 20 years, leading the church through a major relocation and building program in 1999-2003, during which the church more than doubled in size. His passion is preaching, teaching, and evangelism. He has been married to Andrea since 1978, and together they have 3 grown children and 4 little granddaughters and 2 grandsons. Mike likes reading, the outdoors, and dogs, and especially reading outdoors with his dog.