Michael Castle, president

Michael Castle is Senior Pastor of the Harmony Creek Church: A United Church of Christ and Alliance of Baptists Community in Dayton, Ohio (the newly merged church of Cross Creek Community Church and Oak Creek UCC). He has been involved in the Alliance of Baptists since 1996, having served on the Board of Directors, as Vice-President, as well as hosting the Alliance annual meeting in 2004 in Dayton and chairing the Annual Meeting Planning Team for Louisville in 2011. Mike has a Bachelor of Music Education (1985) degree from Samford University in Birmingham, a Master of Divinity(1991) degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville and a Doctor of Ministry (2001) degree, focusing on historical Jesus studies, from Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis. He and his partner, Dan Carl, have two children: Gideon, age 11 and Adin, age 6.

Michael Castle, president