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In Fall 2021, Mike followed Jesus' call to step out into a new season working with leaders through spiritual direction, mentoring, healing prayer and teaching. Mike's passion is to help people hear the voice of the Good Shepherd, to experientially know the love of the Father, and to grow into a greater awareness of and empowerment for what the Spirit has for them in intimacy and Kingdom mission. Mike is writing a book on hearing God and growing in intimacy called Hearing the Heartbeat of God to be out in 2022.


Mike is a pastor ordained in the Presbyterian Church USA in 2004, with - over 35 years of ministry experience in youth ministry, prayer ministry, men’s ministry; and for the past 13+ years as Executive Director of Tierra Nueva - an international, multi-ethnic ministry to those impacted by immigration, incarceration and addiction. - 20 years of involvement with the Dunamis Project ( as participant, worship leader, teacher, and prayer minister, helping to teach and equip churches to grow in the power of the Holy Spirit. - 10 years of experience mentoring leaders, as sons of the Father.


To facilitate spaces for encountering God through prayer ministry, teaching, retreats, mentoring and spiritual direction that empower leaders to walk in the fullness of their calling as beloved children of the Father and Spirit-empowered disciples of Jesus for the sake of God’s Kingdom work in the world.


To see pastors and leaders encounter and be transformed by the love of the Father, the presence of the risen Jesus and the power of the Holy Spirit.


Michael Neelley

Spiritual Director

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