Pastor Mike, as he is known by his members; was installed as the senior pastor of The Pillar by his father Bishop Amos York, Sr in 2013. He has served The Pillar and other congregations in many ministerial capacities from Youth Pastor to Administrative Pastor through the years. He grew up in northeast Houston and attended Forest Brook high school. He is the eldest of the five sons of Bishop Amos and Marie York.
Upon hearing the call from God he packed his bags and headed to Tulsa, OK where he received his BA from Oral Roberts University. Additionally, he has a Masters and Doctorate Degree in Theological Studies from GMOR Bible Institute. He has served in several positions and ministries of Pillar of Glory over the years.
He is a sound Bible teacher with a focus on community, commitment, and courage. Pastor Mike believes in the empowerment of the saints to serve and preach the Gospel to those that are lost and hurting. He has a heart for those that have fallen and believes we all have a purpose despite our challenges. He affirms this belief in the scripture that he quotes every Sunday at the conclusion of service, Romans 8:28-29.
In 2008 Pastor Mike married the love of his life, Francesca York and he has a daughter, Makaya. Pastor Mike and Lady Fran are passionate about life and take pleasure in knowing they are co-laborers in life and ministry.