Michael is the Worship and Arts Pastor at First Assembly Church in Calgary, Canada. He is married to Jennie and they have two children. His song "Freedom Reigns" has been recorded by numerous well known artists and is used in church congregations around the world. He continues to write songs and has collaborated with Jason Upton and Brian Doerksen. Michael has sung in many nations including the Czech Republic, England, Russia, The Netherlands, Indonesia and Malaysia. In 2010, Michael and his wife Jennie were invited to visit the work of Compassion International in Peru. They were deeply impacted by this ministry and have represented Compassion at various Canadian and European events.Michael has recorded many albums and his latest offering, "Sons and Daughters' was released in March of 2013.