Pastor Michael graduated from Crown College in Saint Bonifacius, MN with a bachelor’s degree in youth ministry in 2012. October of that year, he was hired as the youth pastor here at NorthGate.
In December of 2015, he completed his Master’s of Leadership and Organizational Studies from Azusa Pacific University, and started full time at NorthGate as the Associate Pastor in January 2016.
He met his wife Sadie here at the church! They were married in June of 2016. Pastor Michael oversees the youth and family and young adult ministries of NorthGate.
FUN FACTS ABOUT PASTOR MICHAEL:
Loves Games Pastor Michael is a huge fan of games: board games, card games, video games… Everything from Parcheesi to Halo, he’s ready to accept a friendly challenge!
Skydiving! Pastor Michael has officially jumped out of an airplane! He has been skydiving with Sadie (his wife) and his sister Megan. [*Parents fear not: skydiving is not likely to become a regular Overflow Youth activity]
Sadie speaks French Parlez-vous français? Sadie speaks fluent french and would love to teach english in France some day…
Award Winning Pastor Michael has earned the acclaimed Platinum Trophy for Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and he is actively pursuing additional accolades for his collection.
JOSHUA 1:9 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”