Mike has served in various pastoral roles and as an elder with Grace Church since 1997. He currently serves as an elder and as a part-time pastor of global missions and pastoral care.
Mike is married to Jorie. They have 3 adult children (Joel, Christal Apestegui, and Carolyn Altman) and 7 grandchildren.
Prior to joining Grace Church’s pastoral team, Mike and Jorie served as cross-cultural missionaries with Operation Mobilization for 22+ years; fifteen of those years with OM’s ship ministry, serving aboard LOGOS and DOULOS ships. During the mid-eighties, Mike served as managing director of the DOULOS. Mike and Jorie raised their family aboard the ships, having visited over 50 countries on their voyages. He later served as President/CEO of Operation Mobilization USA from 1990 – 1996.