Mike joined Creekside's staff as the associate pastor in 2016. In addition to preaching and teaching, Mike leads our staff and elder teams, coordinates the pastoral residency program, and works with Creekside’s Haiti team. Mike met his wife Courtney at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in the Chicago area, where they both received masters degrees. After two years serving as a pastor in Kansas City, they moved to Gainesville. Mike and Courtney have two sons, and the whole family shares a love for baseball, especially the Chicago Cubs.