A native of Portsmouth, VA. Mike has been a cornerstone in the local church and gospel music arena for over 35 years. Music was a talent inherited from his grandmother, Anna M. Potts, but became a recognized gift from God. His gift has made room for him and continue to provide various ministry opportunities. Mike is recognized, celebrated and appreciated for his anointed gift to play, teach, and direct. Mike is a retired United States Air Force Veteran with over 20 years of honorable military service. His military service afforded him unforgettable music opportunities in Austria, Italy, Germany, Turkey, England, Saudi Arabia and Spain. Likewise, Mike has been blessed to serve several different local church ministry communities around the United States. He has played for and directed many choirs and currently serving in the San Antonio, Texas area. Mike is an established and respected leader with a passion for ministry and a heart all the individuals he is blessed to know.
Mike is a song writer, producer, and musician that can catapult a single or large group to usher in the presence of the Holy Spirit to break chains and pull down strongholds.
Some Awards & Recognitions:• Gospel Music Association Member• Stellar Awards Gospel Music Academy Professional Member• Sirius XM – Kirk Franklin Praise; Good Vibes with Isaac Carree; “New Artist Profile” (June 6, 2020); “Your Deliverance Will Come featuring Lisa Knowles-Smith”• Chartered #20 on the BDS Radio Internet Radio Gospel Charts for “What A Friend feat. Bishop Bruce V. Parham”• Projected release of EP CD titled “The Journey” on June 1, 2019 (featuring: Bishop Bruce V. Parham, Lisa Knowles-Smith, CeCe Dunn, US Air Force Chaplain Christian Williams, Josh Hurt and Dr. Heidi Hunt)• Recipient of the South Carolina E & M Convention Music Auxiliary Presidential State Music Legend Award – 2018• 10th Annual Independent Gospel Artist Alliance, 2nd Annual 2020 IGAA Awards New Artist of the Year Nominee• 10th Annual Independent Gospel Artist Alliance, 2nd Annual 2020 IGAA Awards Album of the Year Nominee
• 10th Annual Independent Gospel Artist Alliance, 2nd Annual 2020 IGAA People’s Choice Award Nominee• Independent Gospel Artist Radio Alliance (IGARA) 2017 – Praise & Worship Artist of the Year for “Now We Stop To Give You Praise”• Independent Gospel Artist Radio Alliance (IGARA) 2017 – Contemporary Song of the Year for “Now We Stop To Give You Praise”• National Single Release of “Now We Stop (To Give You Praise) feat. CeCe Dunn” in 2015• National Single Release of “Your Deliverance Will Come feat. Lisa Knowles-Smith” in 2014Artist Social Media Contacts: