Michael Cook provides leadership to strengthen existing churches and to start new churches. He also facilitates ministry fellowship groups, performs healthy church assessments, assists churches to fill staff vacancies, and regularly preaches and teaches in churches. Michael holds a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from Drury College, Springfield, MO (1983); and a Master of Divinity Degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, MO (1987). Michael and Cindy, his wife of 42 years, are parents of 4 children and 13 grandchildren. Cindy plays an indispensable role in Michael’s life and ministries. She serves on the Board of Trustees, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA. For fun Michael enjoys his family, Harley Davidson motorcycle, boat, and life on California’s sunny scenic central coast.