Michael was born and raised in
Southern Africa, is a professional engineer, ordained, and
has a masterís degree in intercultural studies. He
worked in Europe and South Africa for 10 years as an
engineer improving factory productivity through research,
innovative teamwork, and quality control. Significant
productivity improvement in Portugal helped the company
remain competitive and regain lost market share.
served with an African ministry for a further ten, during
which time he sought-out and acquired training for leaders
from ten African nations to incorporate prayer strategies
that enhanced their holistic citywide evangelism efforts.
Several regions testified to the
beneficial role of collective prayer mobilization efforts,
including increased unity and church growth.
Since January 2008 he has ministered and consulted in
Pasadena through the King's Court Foundation as facilitator
for Love Pasadena. He has networked with local
community leaders leaders, ministries and churches;
mobilized prayer; and coordinated two Pasadena Global Day of
Prayer events. The Pasadena
Police department has openly acknowledged the positive role
of prayer in reducing city crime and some participating
pastors witnessed a greater zeal amongst congregants and an
increase in new believers.
He has a passion for reproducible, sustainable, and
holistic discipleship models that further Kingdom growth and
bring godly social transformation, including business models
that help such efforts. He completed a PhD dissertation
related to this. He is married and has three