Mike Ward is a 30-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served as a Division Pastor at New Hope Oahu immediately after his retirement as a colonel from the Air Force in August 2000.
Mike serves as the Staff Development Pastor and Lead Elder at New Hope Leeward, as well as an Adjunct Faculty member at New Hope Christian College – Hawaii. Mike is a graduate of Bethel Seminary, where he earned his Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership. He has earned two additional graduate degrees, as well, which include a Master of Science in Immunohematology from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University. He has been married to his wife, Gloria, for nearly 44 years. They have three adult children and nine grandchildren. Mike enjoys bodyboarding, but his real passion is teaching and mentoring!
Isaiah 56:7 “these I will bring to my holy mountain and give them joy in my house of prayer.”