Mike founded The Brook Church in 1995 along with his wife Tammy and four other families. The dream was to establish a church of authentic faith and life-giving relationships in Christ. He is still the pastor of The Brook.

Mike is also a professor at College of Biblical Studies, Houston. He holds a B.A. from Howard Payne University, a Masters of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University.

Mike regularly contributes to the church ministry blogs of Midwestern Seminary and Union Baptist Association.

Mike is the author of a book on Christian leadership called Power to Lead