Mike is a British citizen of Dutch descent and has served in pastoral and teaching ministry for the last 30 years. He is a graduate and Master of Theology through Assemblies of God Mattersey Bible College and Sheffield University, United Kingdom. His secular profession for many years was in British Telecommunications & postal services.
Further Details: Mike and his wife Helen are the parents of Joseph, the Senior Pastor at Westminster. They have come from many years of missionary service in Pakistan; Mike latterly as the academic Dean of Studies in a Lahore Bible College. Prior to that, his pastoral experience was gained as the lead Pastor of a Full Gospel Church in Wiltshire, south of England. Whilst continuing to minister through British Assemblies of God in to Asia, he now serves on staff as Pastor of Intercultural Missions, and Director of Prayer Ministry.
Their ministry focus is now the House of Prayer at Westminster Chapel at High Park, and cross-cultural outreach to Toronto’s diverse ethnic groups.