Dr. Mike Spaulding


Dr. Mike Spaulding was ordained to the ministry in 1998. Since then he has planted two Calvary Chapel churches - Calvary Christian Fellowship, St. Marys, Ohio, in 1998, and Calvary Chapel of Lima, Ohio, in 2005, where he currently serves.

Mike holds a B.A. in Organizational Management, a M.T.S., and a Ph.D. in apologetics. He is the author of “Leadership and Organizational Vision,” “Servant Leadership,” and “The Ministry of Teaching” all published by Lifeway. He is a contributing author to The Baker Dictionary of Cults, H. Wayne House, General Editor.

Mike has written for several apologetics ministries including Got Questions? (www.gotquestions.org) and the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry (www.carm.org) and maintains his own blog – The Transforming Word His teaching ministry is featured on the radio program “The Transforming Word.” In 2013 he launched The Transforming Word Bible Institute and serves as its President. Mike’s professional memberships include the Evangelical Philosophical Society, the International Society of Christian Apologetics, and the Evangelical Political Scholars Association. He serves on the board of directors of The Transforming Word Radio Ministries and Declare His Name Radio Ministries. Mike is also the producer/director of the Soaring Eagle Radio program - Soaring Eagle Radio Podcast available on iTunes and Stitcher. Mike has been married to his wife Kathy for over 30 years and together they have four daughters, six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Email Dr. Mike Spaulding: pastormike@cclohio.org