Mike Flinn is committed to serving pastors and leaders in the communities surrounding East Peoria. As a trained Man in the Mirror expert in men’s discipleship, Mike guides pastors and leaders through a comprehensive strategy to reach and disciple all of their men because every man discipled impacts a marriage, family, workplace and community. Discipleship changes everything!
Mike was born in Chicago and settled with his family in the Peoria area in 1970. He received an Engineering degree (University of Illinois) and a Master’s in Engineering Administration (Bradley) and holds a number of patents received while working in the construction equipment industry for 35 years. The Lord used the Halftime ministry in 2012 to affirm his calling to reach and serve men so they can experience Christ’s blessings in their lives. He’s fulfilling that calling now in his role with Man in the Mirror. Mike and his wife Janet love spending time with their children and grandchildren and serve in many capacities within their home church’s ministries. You’ll sometimes find Mike sailing the Great Lakes during summer months or working on home and lake property projects when as allows.
Scott is Pastor of Discipleship and Mission and has served the Covenant Life Church congregation since 2006. Scott and his bride, Janna, have five children: Michael, Levi, Gracie, Hope and John Luke. Scott is passionate about making mature and equipped followers of Jesus, as fueled by the Gospel. Scott has a Master of Divinity from RTS Orlando and is a Certified Professional Life Coach through Professional Christian Coaching Institute. When not working, you can find Scott playing golf, fishing, watching sports and enjoying Janna and their children.
PD’s role involves overseeing Community Groups and adult discipleship at Columbia Presbyterian Church. He enjoys encouraging and equipping people to experience the fulness of God in their lives. He is convinced that discipleship must happen in community. Prior to coming to Columbia, he and his wife, Kelli, and their two daughters, Claire and Olivia, lived in Richmond, Virginia. There PD was an assistant pastor at a young church plant and a professional counselor. PD has over 12 years of vocational ministry experience, working with college students, youth and families, and young adults. He attended Covenant Theological Seminary (MDiv and MA in Counseling, 2012).
Monte has a passion for Jesus and His method for transformation. He has a Doctorate in Discipleship from Talbot School of Theology, along with M.Div. and M.T.S. degrees from Beeson Divinity School. Monte has been discipling men for over 30 years, and has seen men multiply and make disciples and disciple makers in six continents. His doctoral dissertation was on fathers discipling their sons to become godly men. He wrote Expedition, a curriculum to assist fathers in discipling their sons’ hearts and lives. He was a missionary in Japan, and has been a pastor at churches in Atlanta, Birmingham, and Gainesville, GA. He is Executive Pastor at Southpointe Community Church.
Monte and his wife Amy have four children: Luke, married to Macy, is an insurance broker in Atlanta; Charity is in P.A. school in Augusta; Philip is in the Army; and Anna Grace is a high school senior. Monte loves to read books, exercise, cheer on the Atlanta Braves, and spend time with his family.
Bobby is a lifelong Northern Virginian (except for the whole birth and short stint in the mother land). He graduated from the University of Virginia and followed up with seminary at Reformed Theological Seminary, DC. He is an ordained pastor in the PCA and currently serves as Pastor of Spiritual Transformation at Christ Central Presbyterian Church. He is blessed with an amazing wife and three beautiful girls. Bobby is an avid coffee lover and is passionate about his second unpaid job as a foodie/yelper.