After nearly twenty years pastoring
Baptist churches in Cardiff,
and then teaching
Philosophy and Ethics in Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and
Northamptonshire; Mike has now retired, and continues a ministry of
teaching, writing and encouragement for
the wider church.
is an accredited minister (retired) of the
Union of Great Britain
is a personal member of the Evangelical
holds a University of Oxford M.A. in Theology
is a qualified teacher
has been a local co-ordinator for New Wine Networks
has spoken at Leading Edge, and New Wine
and has been a visiting lecturer at Westminster Theological Centre, and
at St Paul's
Theological Centre (Trinity, Cheltenham).
acknowledged strength is biblical,
scholarly rooted teaching which is accessible
and understandable to
people of all backgrounds. He enjoys teaching with "PowerPoint"
- using photos from his
extensive travelling, maps, timelines, graphics, video and sound
effects to bring the Bible
He is passionate about the equipping
of the local church; the
training, care and support of church
leaders, both in the UK
and in developing
and learning to stop trying to use
the Holy Spirit, and
instead to let
Him use us.
church is Trinity,
Cheltenham, where he is a member of the Teaching
Team, and is a part-time member of staff as Tutor in Theology.