Michael’s time with RUF began as a student at Mercer University and continued in the RUF internship program. After earning his Mdiv from Covenant Theological Seminary Michael served as an Associate Pastor in St. Louis, RUF campus minister at the Savannah College of Art and Design, and the Lead Pastor of Redeemer (PCA) in Lincoln, NE. In 2017 Michael began serving as the RUF Midwest area coordinator. He and his wife Chris have three children, Elliot, Elsie, and Ezra. They are based in St. Louis, MO.