Following Pastorates in Huntington Beach and Laguna Niguel, Pastor Mike joined the staff of then-Mission Hills Christian School in late 2007 and has served as both a Bible teacher in the Junior High and as the Campus Pastor. Pastor Foell’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication and both a Master’s and Doctorate of Ministry in Biblical Counseling. He is a licensed professional pastoral counselor with the American Association of Christian Therapists and a Board Certified Pastoral Counselor with the Board of Christian Professional Counselors. His “day job” is as the Care Pastor at the Bridge Church, and he is a frequent speaker at church retreats, camps, and seminars, particularly in the area of grief recovery, issues of addiction, and gerontology.
Mike shares his life with his wife, Cindee, and is both a proud father and grandfather. His hobbies include gardening, reading, and walking his two pugs, Jackson and Spencer. He is also a huge fan of UCLA football and basketball, the Lakers, and the Angels.