In 1972, Mike married Leslie, his wife. They have four children and 8 grandchildren. Mike has had over 28 years of experience in pastoral ministries. After serving in a couple of churches in Pennsylvania, Mike and Leslie moved to Lyman, Nebraska, where Mike ministered as pastor for 17 years. For many of these years, Mike served as a part-time instructor at Frontier School of the Bible, and then in 2009, he joined the faculty in a full-time capacity.
In addition to his teaching ministry at the school, Mike continues to serve as the pastor of Henry Bible Church in Henry, Nebraska. He is also dedicated to ministering to those incarcerated at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington, Wyoming.