BIRTHDAY January 20
Mike grew up in Corbett, Oregon. He was led to the Lord by his sister on Thanksgiving Day his senior year in high school. After high school, he went to Portland State University (B.S. Mathematics and General Science), where he was involved with Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. Mike went on a summer missions trip and felt a strong call to serve Christ in the Muslim world. He and his wife Barbie spent 12 years in Turkey doing evangelism and church planting. They have three grown daughters and two grandchildren. After returning from Turkey, Mike went back to school and got his post-baccalaureate certificate in accounting. Mike is currently the finance director in InterAct’s U.S. office.