Michael was born on June 6, 1955. He attended the North Side School of Preaching (no longer in existence) from 1975-1977. Shortly thereafter he went into military service.
Michael married his wife Thelma in April of 1984. He began preaching full time in 1990 in Louisiana. He now resides in Camdenton MO where he has been working with the congregation meeting there for nearly five years.