Mike Spaulding was ordained to the ministry in 1998. He is the teaching pastor of Calvary Chapel of Lima and hosts the Soaring Eagle Radio show.
Mike holds an undergraduate degree in Organizational Management from Bluffton University, a graduate degree in Theological Studies from Logos University, and a Ph.D. in Apologetics from Trinity Theological Seminary, Newburgh, Indiana. He is the author of many articles which have appeared in numerous publications and news websites including, “Leadership and Organizational Vision,” “Servant Leadership,” and “The Ministry of Teaching” all published by LifeWay Publishers. He is a contributor to the “Baker Dictionary of World Religions,” Wayne House, General Editor, by Baker Publishing Group (Anticipated release date 2017).
Mike has written for several apologetics ministries including Got Questions? (www.gotquestions.org) and the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry (www.carm.org) and posts on his blogs– Dr. Mike Spaulding (www.drmikespaulding.com) and The Transforming Word (www.thetransformingword.com), the latter is also his podcast platform for The Transforming Word, available on iTunes, and Stitcher.
His teaching ministry is featured on the radio program “The Transforming Word,” heard throughout the Midwest US. In 2013 he launched The Transforming Word Bible Institute and serves as its President.
Mike’s professional memberships include the Evangelical Philosophical Society, the Evangelical Theological Society, the International Society of Christian Apologetics and the Evangelical Political Scholars Association.