Is The Life I'm Living The One God Intended To Live - Galatians 2:19-20
Truth Matters If We Want To Save Ourselves And The Next Generation - Galatians 5:1-5
The Danger Of A Deceptive Gospel - Galatians 1:6-10
Set Apart By The Son - Galatians 1:10-24
Don't Let Others Destroy Your Freedom - Galatians 2:1-10; Acts 15:1
Matching Belief And Behavior - Galatians 2:11-14
I Believe In A Hill Called Mt. Calvary - Galatians 3:1-5
The Curse Of The Law - Galatians 3:6-29
He Came To Set The Captives Free - Galatians 3:1-5
Faith Does What The Law Can Not Do - Galatians 3:25-29
It Doesn't Get Any Better Than Jesus Pt.1 - Galatians 4:1-11
It Doesn't Get Any Better Than Jesus Pt.2 - Galatians 4:1-11
Does The Truth Easily Offend You? - Galatians 4:9-20
A Man, Two Women, And Two Babies - Galatians 4:21-31
If The Son Has Set You Free - Galatians 5:1-4
The Wickedness Of Legalism - Galatians 5:1,7-12
The Subtle Seduction Of License Versus The Way Of Love - Galatians 5:1, 13-25
When A Brother Blows It - Galatians 6:1
I Will Glory In The Cross - Galatians 6:11-18
Michael has served as Senior Pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church since 1989. The church has 3,000 members and has averaged one hundred baptisms each year. Thousands have joined the church from Albany and 29 surrounding communities. The church has changed from a neighborhood church to a regional, multi-ethnic congregation with members from eleven nations. Sherwood has three campuses covering 130-plus acres—the main church campus, the lower school campus and the upper school campus. The 82-acre sports complex, Legacy Park, is currently being developed with tennis courts, soccer fields, baseball fields, equestrian center, fishing pond, pavilion and other facilities to reach the community through sports and recreation. “Path to Truth,” the weekly broadcast of Sherwood’s services, is seen in over ninety markets around the country and is also available on the web and via podcast at www.sherwoodbaptist.net.
Michael’s life verse: “For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus’ sake.” (2 Corinthians 4:5) Michael’s vision statement: “Whoever wants the next generation the most will get them.”
Michael holds degrees from Mississippi College, Luther Rice Bible College and Seminary and Trinity Seminary. He was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Mobile in 2010.
Michael and his wife Terri have been married since 1974. They are the proud parents of two grown daughters, Erin and Hayley.