Pastor Michael is the founding pastor of LifeBridge Church, and has been leading this group of Jesus-followers since 2008. He has been a pastor for over 20 years, serving at churches in San Antonio, Colorado Springs, and here in Cypress.
He and his wife, Julie, have been married 22 years and have three children: Caleb, Courtney and Joshua. Julie is certified as a Spiritual Director with Leadership Transformations Inc, and serves alongside him as a vital partner in ministry and life. Mission work, and ministries of care and compassion are very close to both Michael and Julie's heart.
Their family has fostered children through Loving Houston, a YWAM ministry that provides loving homes for street babies. They have taken numerous overseas mission trips and worked extensively with local refugees from a variety of nations.
In addition to serving as pastor of LifeBridge, Michael and his family are also working to start Abba's House, a community of welcome, healing, and hope for refugee women and children.