A native of Wichita, Kansas, Michael has lived in Texas since arriving as a university student. Married to Carolyn, they have a son and two daughters. Caleb is married and living in Houston. Rebekah and Rachel are students at Hardin-Simmons University. Carolyn is an elementary education teacher with Keller ISD.
While known best as a communicator, Michael also works in the area of Leadership Development. Working as a spiritual mentor and director he has affected both individuals and groups by helping them reach their maximum level of leadership potential.
Michael’s objective for REALministry is to assist churches and leaders in accomplishing their ministry goals in the areas of Relationships, Evangelism, Accountability and Leadership. With extensive experience as a Senior Pastor, Church Planter, and Student Minister; you will find him to be knowledgeable, refreshingly candid and a committed ministry partner focused on your success.
Gateway Seminary, Mill Valley, CA
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX
- Bachelor of Behavioral Science
Hardin Simmons University, Abilene, TX
- 10 years -- Student Minister
- 17 years -- Senior Pastor
- 5 years -- Church Planter/Sr. Pastor
Keller, Texas Phone: 817.233.7893
Q. What is Michael’s Theological perspective?
A. Michael is theologically conservative and adheres to conventional evangelical thought. He accepts the Bible as God’s word and our standard for living. He believes that Jesus died for our sin and is the only way to know God. REALministry works with leaders and churches from a variety of denominations and non-denominational traditions.
Q. Will Michael speak on issues not included in the REALministry focus?
A. Michael’s goal is to assist leaders and churches. He regularly speaks on a variety of topics outside the REALministry focus.
Q. Who else is part of REALministry?
A. There are various Worship Leaders and tech professionals who work with the team. If you would like to consider some of these individuals for your event, a list of names will be provided. Various volunteers usually join the team for REALfestival events. REALministry is overseen by a Board of Directors.
Q. What financial responsibility will our church or organization have when partnering with REALministry?