Dr. Michael Parrott – Bio

Dr. Michael Parrott was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area.  In September 1970, during his first week in college at California Polytechnic State University he heard the gospel and accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior.  In 1977 he married Tracey and they now have four adult children and ten grandchildren.

Education

D. Min. in Outreach and Discipleship, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2010 Dissertation Title: His Heart, My Heart – the role of the devotional life in the discipleship process

M. Div. in Pastoral Theology, Western Conservative Baptist Seminary, Portland, Oregon, 1981

Certificate of Completion, International School of Theology – Campus Crusade for Christ, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1977

B.S. in Biochemistry, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, 1974

Publications

Books

His Heart, My Heart – Devotional Transformation (Lebanon, OH: His Heart, My Heart Transformations, 2017).

Team Huddles (Grand Island, NE: Cross Training Publishing, 2000).

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

“A Dichotomist View of Spiritual Formation and Spiritual Growth”, Luther Rice Journal of Christian Studies, Spring 2017, Vol. 2.

“Developing Parenting Skills Through Discipleship”, D6 Family Ministry Journal, March 2016, Vol. 1.

Experience

His Heart, My Heart Transformations – Founder and Global Shepherd Leader (2016 – Present)
Global Service Network Staff (January 2019 – Present)
CRU High School Affiliate Staff (August 2004 – Present)
Didasko Ministries Staff (January 2017 – December 2018)
Cedarville University – Assistant Professor (August 2004 – 2017)
GriefShare Group Leader – Antioch, church of the Y, Lebanon,OH (2015 – 2016)
Life Coaching Foundation Youth Project Director in Loveland, OH (2003-2004).
Metro City Director, Student Venture – Campus Crusade for Christ (1993 – 2003).
Area Director for Student Venture in Cincinnati, OH (1990-1993).
Campus Director for Student Venture in Philadelphia, PA (Bucks County – 1981-1990).
Campus Director for Student Venture in Portland, OR (1974-1981).

International Experience

2014: Global Outreach/CRU Uganda Mission Director (Summer)
2012: MIS/CRU Kenya/Uganda Team Leader (Summer)
2005: MIS Ecuador Team Leader (Spring)
2003: Siberia, Russia Project Director (Summer)
2002: Student Venture Uganda Project Director (Summer)
2001: Student Venture Israel Project Set-Up Director (January)
2000: Student Venture New York City Project Director (Summer)
1996: Student Venture Hungary Project Director (Summer)
1991 and 1992: Student Venture Moscow, Russia Team Director. (Spring)
1991: Student Venture Russia Project Set-Up (January)
1990: Student Venture Team Leader, Manila, Philippines (June-July)
1988: Conservative Baptist Foreign Missionary Church Planting Project – Paris, France