Michael is part of the new Strategic Focus Team as the Strategy Coordinator for the Fayetteville area. Michael joins the Baptist State Convention after pastoring Highland Baptist Church in Hope Mills for the last ten years. Before that, he served part-time at Magnolia Baptist Church in Stedman and Temple Baptist Church in Fayetteville while attending Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Before attending seminary, Michael taught biology and physical science and coached football, baseball, cross country and track at two high schools in the Fayetteville area for six years.
Michael is married to Dee Dee, who teaches middle school. They have two married children and one grandson.