Michael is a Tassie resident who earned his Doctor of Theology and Master of Divinity from Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary in the United States. Although he has been preaching and teaching the Scriptures for over twenty years now, his heart is for small rural churches.

He recently retired as the Pastor of Deloraine Baptist Church, although he continues to teach there, three Sundays every month. He also teaches at Bracknell Baptist Church on a semi-regular basis.