Mike and his family moved to Indianapolis from Dallas, Texas. Mike and his wife Leslie have been married since December of 2000 and together they have four awesome children. Mike and Leslie spent more than a decade working with youth and young adults before feeling the call to move to the Indianapolis area. Mike’s passion is evangelism and discipleship. His primary ministry focus centers on preaching the Word of God and helping people understand it both intellectually and practically. The best way to get a good picture of his heart is to read his blog. www.luke117.com
Pastor Mike's sermons can be heard on WQME 98.7FM, Sundays at 8am.
You can also find his writings in the Current in Fishers and the Current in Carmel, two local newspapers.
Favorite authors: Other than the Bible, Mike enjoys a broad spectrum of authors: C.S. Lewis, G.K. Chesterton, Ravi Zacharias, R.C. Sprol, Adrian Rogers, Timothy Keller, Francis Chan, John Ortberg, and Wayne Cordeiro, just to name a few.
He loves: Lifting weights, snow skiing, reading, coffee shops, playing the guitar, the Colts, Oklahoma Sooners football, and a great steak!
Education: Mike has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and religion from Oklahoma Wesleyan University and completed his master’s through Wesley Seminary. He was also certified through the Cooper Institute in Dallas, TX as a personal trainer.