Mike first chose to follow Jesus in 1973, making his decision after four years as a teenage "resident atheist"at a south London Church.
After working as chaplain to a drug addiction rehab, he pastored Baptist churches in Cardiff, Coventry and Banbury; made several trips to developing world countries to train pastors; has spoken at New Wine conferences for more than 20 years; and is now (in retirement) Tutor in Theology at
Trinity Church, Cheltenham
is an accredited minister (retired) of the Baptist Union of Great Britain
holds a Master's degree in Biblical Studies and Doctrine from the University of Oxford
is a qualified teacher
is a personal member of the Evangelical Alliance
is a member of the New Wine Network
has spoken at New Wine and Leading Edge conferences
has taught theology as a visiting lecturer at Westminster Theological Centre, and St Mellitus College in Cheltenham
For 43 years, Mike was married to Susie - who, sadly, died in September 2020. Mike has two adult sons, one daughter-in-law, and two beautiful grand-daughters.
He inherited from Susie the world's most beautiful Cavapoo, Phoebe.
... addressing any topic -
but I particularly enjoy exploring obstacles to belief, different ways to understand the Bible, how the Holy Spirit helps us, relating to other faiths, and the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Use the contact box below to get in touch!
Because I'm a pastor, I care deeply for those with insomnia ... so I'm starting to add some of my preaching to my YouTube channel ...
For more than twenty years, I've sought to help not-yet-believers at New Wine to explore faith.
I'll soon start to put this teaching
into podcasts, and then I'll post them on this page, and on the YouTube channel
Under the guidance of my esteemed colleague, Tim Grew, I've been helping to put together a collection of resources for those following Jesus.
You can explore them here.
The amazing church family that I'm privileged to be part of ...
I welcome invitations to talk about Jesus ...
... speaking in local churches,
lecturing, in conferences, or one-to-one ...