Chapel Speaker- Michael Murphy
Minneapolis, MN- Senior Pastor Michael Murphy of Shirelive Church, located in Sydney's (AUS) South will be speaking in Chapel on September 2, 2011.
Michael has been involved in full-time pastoral ministry since 1983.
He served under Pastor Brian Houston during the pioneer days of Hills Christian Life Centre (now Hillsong Church) and held the role of Associate Pastor for several years. In 1996 Michael and Valery were sent out from Hillsong Church to become the Senior Pastors of Shirelive. Shirelive is a healthy and growing Church with a vision to dynamically impact greater southern Sydney and the world for good and for God. Michael is passionate about every individual experiencing the life of Christ in the everyday & being able to enjoy transformational relationships with others.
Michael is a member of the National Executive Australian Christian Churches (ACC) in Australia, and until recently was also on the NSW ACC State Executive where he served for over 10 years. Michael has also just taken on the responsibility of Director of Church Life Nationally, spearheading the New Churches and Church Health over Australia.
Michael and Valery have three adult children Leah, Ryan & Elyse who are all in leadership roles at Shirelive.