Michael joined the staff of Grace Community Church in Los Angeles in 2005. He has a missionary background in Latin America. Prior to joining Grace church, Michael was senior pastor of a church for eight years in Oxnard, California.
He now serves as Associate Pastor and Elder of Grace en Espanol which is part of the Spanish ministry at Grace Church. In addition he serves John MacArthur as Pastor of Administration for Grace Church. Michael received his Masters of Divinity from The Master's Seminary. He and his wife, Madeline, have two daughters and a son.