After serving as a church planter and relief worker in Asia for five years, Mike joined the ministry team of the West Hills Community (known then as the Hillside Church) in 1987. Serving first as an associate, Mike became the lead pastor in 1989. His passion is to see a people follow Jesus and mature in their relationship with Him and to see gospel centered, church planting churches established throughout Santa Clara County, the San Francisco Bay area and beyond.
Mike took his education at State Technical Institute in Memphis, Tennessee, Mid South Bible College, William Carey Int’l University and Western Seminary;
He also serves as a chaplain for the local police department, is a member of the Acs 29 Network for church planting and is in process of earning certification as a professional leadership and relationship coach.