Mike's church

Desert Springs Community Church
Surprise Arizona , 85387
623-214-DSCC (3722)

About Mike
  • Education: Bachelor of Science (Business Management) - Missouri State University Master of Religious Education - Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Master of Divinity, equiv. - Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary Ph.D. course work - Trinity Seminary Currently pursuing Doctor of Ministry - Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Experience: Surrendered to ministry in 1971. Has served as Youth Minister, Music/Worship Minister, Minister of Education, College Minister, Bus Minister, Associate Pastor, Pastor, and Church Planter. Senior Pastor since 1991. Adjunct College Professor in Florida and Arizona. Frequent curriculum writer, conference leader, worship leader. Has served in Missouri, Texas, Georgia, Florid, Louisiana, and Arizona. Has served on staff or pastored small, medium, large, and mega churches, as well as two church plants.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I hope these can be helpful to you. I believe the Lord gave them to me to make a difference in people’s lives, and truths apply to more than one location, obviously.
  • Family: Married since January, 1975, to wife, Becky. Two grown children.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: They’re the best they’ve ever heard.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: Try to trim ’em down a little in time.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Don’t pull punches, answer the question "so what?" before you finish.
  • Books that have had an impact: The Bible. Discover Your Strengths. Half Time.
  • Hobbies: Music, golf, writing, watching sports.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Jesus loves me, this I know for the Bible tells me so. But also, Jesus loves me this I know because I’ve talked to Him several times already today.
  • What I want on my tombstone: He is not here, he is risen.
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