Michael (BA, MA, PGCE) gained his academic qualifications in the UK at London School of Theology and the Institute of Education at London University (now UCL). He was an RE teacher and head of RE in a secondary school in the UK and taught BA level courses in the Netherlands at Azusa Hogeschool and Windesheim. He and his wife Belinda joined Cornerstone staff in 2004. Having worked in many different roles, he now has gone back to his passion: encouraging others to discover, explore and dive into the texts of the Bible. Since 2021 also invests time for De Bijbel in Beweging; an energetic way of teaching Bible stories to children of primary school age.