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Executive Director

Michael was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia. He graduated from Asbury University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. He spent a year as a short-term missionary in Ghana, West Africa from 1984 to 1985. He received his Master of Divinity in Missions and Evangelism from Asbury Theological Seminary in 1989. In 2013 Michael received his Master of Theology in African theology and history from Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture from Akropong, Ghana.


Michael is an ordained Methodist minister from the North Georgia Conference and is now residing in Florida.  Michael served as a missionary in Ghana with TMS Global from 1999 to 2010. Upon returning to the United States in 2010, he served as the Senior Director of International Mobilization for TMS Global for two years. In the Spring of 2013, God led Michael to establish Catalyst For Africa. Michael has traveled extensively throughout the world, ministering in over 50 countries doing international mission ministry.  Michael is currently working in 21 African countries and is mentoring and coaching leaders from each of these countries.


Assistant Director of Ministry

Pamela grew up in Mena, Arkansas and attended college at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Arkansas. During college Pam responded to God's call to ministry and missions and served three 10 week sessions as a student summer missionary in New York, California and Arkansas. She served on three short term mission trips to Florida, Kentucky and New Orleans.  With a passion for working with children and youth, Pam also served as Youth Director at two local  churches while completing her degree. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology she served as Assistant Director of the Baptist Student Center of ATU from 1990-1991. 

Pam has continued to follow her calling and has served 10 years in full time youth and children’s ministry and 18 years working with abused and neglected children in several capacities. For the past 9 years Pam has worked for the state of Florida as a Certified Child Advocate Manager for the Guardian ad Litem office. She is passionate about advocating for and making a difference in the lives of hurting children, youth and women in her local community. Pam and Michael are excited about what the future holds with Catalyst for Africa, as she embraces a new vision with a focus on advocating for and discipling women, youth, and children throughout the continent.

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