Mike Ayers has been in full-time ministry since 1984. He began pastoring at the age of 22 and also served in student ministry for many years. Mike's leadership experience includes pastoral staff positions in mega-churches such as First Baptist Church of Euless, Texas and First Baptist Church of Orlando, Florida, as well as leadership in smaller church ministries.
He and his wife Tammy were married in 1989 and have three children: Ryan, Brandon and Kaley. He is currently pastor of The Brook Church Community located in Northwest Houston, a church planted by Mike and his wife Tammy in 1995. Mike holds a B.A. in Biblical Studies from Howard Payne University, a Masters of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University.
Mike has been a long time professor of Christian Leadership at the College. Mike shares a passion to equip leaders to be effective in their churches for ministry in the demands of today’s world. Possessing rich training and experience, he offers a variety of contemporary leadership insights for pastors, staff and Christian business leaders.