Rev. Mike Hunter

Rev. Mike Hunter has devoted an impressive 43 years to ministry within the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), earning his ordination from the same denomination in 1995. Mike has served Disciple congregations in various Texan cities throughout his extensive career, including Lufkin, Tyler, and Midland. Currently, he holds the distinguished role of Transitional Interim Minister in Houston, TX.

Mike’s unwavering commitment to continuous learning and excellence is underscored by his credentials as a Certified Educator and a Certified Church Administrator Fellow with the National Association of Church Business Administrators (NACBA) and The Church Network. His contributions extend beyond the pulpit, as he actively participates in various non-profit boards and currently serves his fourth appointment to the Regional Committee on Ministry for the Christian Church in the Southwest. Notably, he was elected as the chair of this committee for a four-year term from 2019 to 2022. He played a pivotal role in overseeing the ordination and standing of clergy for the 434 Disciple congregations in Texas and New Mexico. This reflects his deep commitment to mentoring individuals seeking ordination.

Mike’s educational journey includes earning degrees from Wayland Baptist University (Bachelor of Music) and Stephen F. Austin State University (Master of Arts in Vocal Performance). His dedication to professional development is evident through extensive continuing education in preaching, program development, and stewardship. A prolific author on stewardship matters, Mike conducts workshops for local congregations on this crucial subject.

Recognized for his expertise, Mike has created a valuable resource for small to medium-sized congregations, focusing on administrative ministry coaching. He shares his wealth of knowledge through speaking engagements and workshops nationwide. Recently, Mike joined the Center for Healthy Churches as its newest consultant, further expanding his impact within the ministry and church leadership realm. His multifaceted contributions make him a respected figure in the Christian Church community.