Pastor Mike Sparrow was raised Roman Catholic, then began his new life as a born again, Spirit-filled Christian through Calvary Chapel, Costa Mesa, CA. in 1977. He has been on staff at Agape Church since 1986, seeing Agape grow in size and influence in the community and overseas. Initially serving as a youth pastor and then associate pastor, Mike was chosen as lead pastor when Agape founder, Tim Morbitzer, and his family moved back to Indiana in 1994.
Pastor Mike received a degree in Biblical Studies from Calvary Christian International in 1996. He has been licensed and ordained through the Association of Faith Churches and Ministries since 1986.
He has sought to bring the balance of ministry of the Spirit with teaching the full Gospel message. He has pursued a life-long call to missions, leading and participating in over 25 short-term trips to 15+ countries. Agape has continued apostolic work in Kenya and Cambodia. Locally, Pastor Mike has been involved with several ministerial fellowships, promoting unity and cooperation amongst Evangelical churches. He has served on the Board of Directors of Family Care Network for over 11 years.