Michael has been on staff at Second Baptist Church since 2003. He served as Minister of Music/Senior Adults from March 2003 until July 2012 when he was called as pastor.
He married Kathy in Canyon, Texas in 1978 while attending West Texas State University. Michael received a Bachelor of Music Education degree in 1979. He later attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, earning a Master of Arts in Religious Education degree in 1994. Kathy teaches in the Math Department at South Plains College.
Michael and Kathy have two sons, their spouses, and grandchildren: Scot and Mindy Holster and Benjamin, and Dr. Sean and Mindy Holster, Macy, Andrew, and Caleb.