About MIKE

Mike joined the Violet Baptist Staff in January 2024.  He and his wife, Mimi, have been married since 1976 and are blessed with 2 children; Josh and Sara and 3 grandchildren; Boaz, Elli, and MJ, that they love spending time with. The Lord saved Mike in 1976 and he has enjoyed reading and sharing HIS Word ever since.  Mike previously worked in the truck stop industry for 40+ years, working his way up to the top as General Manager. He also worked for many years at Toledo Christian Schools as Athletic Director and coached multiple sports, including varsity track and girls’ varsity basketball, winning many championships along the way. Mike started the football program that continues today. One of his favorite accomplishments, following in his Dad’s footsteps, Mike was inducted into the Hall of Fame at Toledo Christian Schools and the Hall of Fame for the Toledo Area Athletic Conference.  In his spare time, Mike enjoys hanging out with his family, 2 golden retrievers, and his cat, Fluffy. He is an avid sports fan and a DIE-HARD Michigan fan. HAIL! GO BLUE!