Mike Gibson is lead pastor of Christ Lutheran Church and School in Costa Mesa, California – a congregation engaged in local and global ministry in the Orange County beach communities. He travels regularly for mission work and leadership development in Asia. He serves part-time at Concordia University, Irvine as the Director of the Great Commission Institute. He and his wife, Kathy were married in 1979 and have two adult sons, Andrew and Tim. Mike is a native Californian, a graduate of California State University, Sacramento (BA), Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO (Masters of Divinity), and Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, CA (Doctor of Ministry).