Pastor Michael Thompson and his wife, Joy, have been married for 17 years and have three children: Melina, Natalie, and Aiden. He has been in pastoral ministry for 13 years, previously serving churches in Georgia and Indiana. He is a husband, father, pastor, and Cubs baseball fan.
Pastor Thompson graduated from Huntington University and Denver Seminary, and has spent more than 10 years teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level at various colleges. The Thompson family made the big move to Omaha in 2015 to join the New Life family.