Pastor Mike has a fire for the Lord and compassion for the discipleship and growth of his brothers and sisters in Christ.
He has a BS from Lancaster Bible College in Bible with concentration in Christian Education and a MA from Liberty Theological Seminary of Liberty University in Theological Studies/ Pastoral Counseling.
Pastor Mike began his pastoral ministry in 1996 as youth pastor, became an adult discipleship pastor from 2007-2011, and senior pastor from 2011-2021.
Currently Pastor Mike is serving in two roles. He is a full-time Chaplin / Spiritual Care Counselor and New Hope's bi-vocational pastor.
His devotion to his wife and two daughters is only surpassed by his great love for the working of the Holy Spirit, remembrance of Christ's love and sacrifice, and faith in our great God.