Mike has been in pastoral ministry since 1982 in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). After serving in Charlottesville at Trinity he planted a church in Ft. Worth, TX and then returned to Virginia to plant Redeemer PCA in Lynchburg. Mike and Janice have been married 37 years and are blessed with three children: Mike, a financial advisor in Lynchburg, married to Kristen; Luke, a photojournalist in Louisville, married to Elizabeth; and Laura, an intern with RUF at Emory in Atlanta. Janice teaches 5th and 7th grade math/science/Bible at New Covenant School and enjoys reading and gardening; Mike enjoys golf, the beach, and outdoorsy stuff.