Mike Harland has been in music ministry for over 20 years, serving a variety of local churches—from small rural churches to some of the largest mega-churches in America. He is a graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, with a masters degree in church music.
Currently, Mike is the Director of Worship at LifeWay Christian Resources, a position that enables him to speak, teach, and lead at worship conferences and events nationwide. Prior to joining the LifeWay staff, he served as worship leader and associate pastor of First Baptist Church in Carrollton, Texas.
An accomplished musician and songwriter, Mike has had numerous original songs published throughout his career. He and his wife, Teresa, reside in Franklin, Tennessee, with their children Lee, Elizabeth, and John.