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Mike Rakes is a pastor, educator, motivator, and storyteller, who—along with his wife, Darla—serves the body of Christ and has a passion to help people model God’s Love. He is passionate about the spiritual health of the US church and is committed to mobilizing faith communities for God and the good of humanity. Mike has a master’s degree in biblical literature. He also holds a master’s and a doctorate degree from Biola University.

Mike is passionate about making theology practical and understandable for every person. Whether a Christian or an atheist, his teachings are made to challenge and strengthen. He has a heart for communicating to American culture about a God in which so many have lost faith.