In the westward expansion of the US in the Mid Nineteenth Century, one of the critical elements for those traveling west was selecting an experienced guide or scout who knew the trail to their goal. As we embark on our spiritual journey, Jesus Christ has some advice for his disciples in their selection of a guide to the Kingdom of God.
Michael serves as the Pastor of the Roanoke, Virginia, congregation of the United Church of God. He and his wife, Rita, live in Lansing, West Virginia. He is a retired chemist. They enjoy hiking and biking.