Pastor Mike has pastored Washington Street Church of God, Gary Indiana for 18 years. He has been married to wife Katie for 17 years. Between them they have 6 children. Pastor Mike graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelors of Science degree and received a MBA from Eastern Michigan University. Pastor Mike began his ministry as a Youth Minister and young people continue to be an important part of his life. Pastor Mike has been apart in outreach into the community, he believes that the church has a responsibility to be a good neighbor and be an asset to the community. He has worked on various initiatives with the city of Gary and continues to look for opportunities to build people up.