Mike Spaulding was ordained to the ministry in 1998. Since then he has planted two Calvary Chapel churches – Calvary Christian Fellowship, St. Marys, Ohio, in 1998, and Calvary Chapel of Lima Ohio, in 2005, where he currently serves as pastor.
Mike holds an undergraduate degree in Organizational Management, a graduate degree in Theological Studies, and a Ph.D. in Apologetics. He is the author of “Leadership and Organizational Vision,” “Servant Leadership,” and “The Ministry of Teaching” all published by LifeWay Publishers. He is a contributor to the “Baker Dictionary of Cults,” Wayne House, General Editor, by Baker Publishing Group (Anticipated release date 2014). Mike has written for several apologetics ministries including Got Questions? (www.gotquestions.org) and the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry (www.carm.org) and maintains his own blog – The Transforming Word (www.drmikespaulding.com).
His teaching ministry is featured on the radio program “The Transforming Word.” In 2013 he launched The Transforming Word Bible Institute and serves as its President.
Mike’s professional memberships include the Evangelical Philosophical Society, the Evangelical Theological Society, the International Society of Christian Apologetics and the Evangelical Political Scholars Association.
Mike has been married to his lovely wife Kathy for over 30 years. They have four daughters and five grandchildren.
Follow Mike on Twitter – @ccpastormike