Biography

Michael C. Sherrard is a gifted teacher with a passion for equipping the church, especially the coming generations, to make the case for Christianity. He is lead pastor at Crosspoint Community Church, the co-creator and director of Ratio Christi College Prep, speaker for the Life Training Institute, founder of the Pro-Life Pastor’s Initiative, and faculty member at Summit Ministries.

Mike travels throughout the United States and Europe training groups to contend for Christianity and the Pro-life position. He speaks at churches, camps, and conferences and has spoken at places like Summit Ministries, the National Conference for Christian Apologetics, and the Clarkson Academy in Great Britain. Mike has also appeared on numerous syndicated Christian radio and television programs. 

Mike also has a strong passion for uniting those seeking to make the gospel known. As a consultant, leader, and team member, Mike has been privileged to build, shape, and contribute to many national ministry projects. In 2013, he lead a team and established Ratio Christi College Prep, a national grassroots ministry that trains high school students to persuasively defend the Christian Worldview in the public square. And in 2015, Mike launched the Pro-Life Pastors Initiative, a resource for pastors that desire to speak on abortion in a loving, respectful, and gospel-centered way. 

Mike is the author of Relational Apologetics: Defending the Christian Faith with Holiness, Respect, and Truth released in 2015 by Kregel Publishing. He is a contributing author to the Revised Student's Apologetics Study Bible. Mike also writes regularly at michaelcsherrard.com on current cultural and apologetic issues. His articles have been republished and featured in various other publications such as the Poached Egg and The Stream.

Mike has a B.A. in Religion and a Masters of Divinity with a concentration in Apologetics from Luther Rice College and Seminary, and has done considerable post-graduate work in the area of New Testament Ethics. 

In 2004, he lucked out and married Terri Anna formerly Watts. Living in Peachtree City, Georgia with their five crazy kids, they attempt to make it through each day as they overcome severe sleep deprivation. 

Michael Sherrard has a pastoral heart and an evidential mind. He understands the critical role our personal lives have in communicating the gospel
— J. Warner Wallace, cold-case detective, and author of Cold-Case Christianity and God’s Crime Scene