Michael A. (M.A.) Hayward is a California native and a former United States Marine (1989-1995), a husband, and a father of two. Michael has served the church as a teacher, deacon, and youth leader prior to recognizing a call into vocational ministry in 2000. He enrolled at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Mill Valley, California where he graduated in 2008. Michael was ordained and has been serving Faith Community Church of Rohnert Park, California as lead pastor since 2004.
Michael’s passion is to see people grow in their love for God and their love for others by building healthy relationships through which God is experienced, glorified, and revealed to a needy world. As a pastor, speaker, and author Michael has been privileged to speak at retreats, conferences, and seminars as well as preach in a variety of churches throughout Northern California. He has written three books, The Economy of the Soul: Making World-Changing Investments Without Fear, How Jesus Saves, and The Treasure of Heaven; and is working on a third, The Treasure of Heaven, due out in December 2013. He lives in Cotati, CA with his wife, kids, and three dogs.
You may visit Pastor Hayward’s church online at www.FaithCommunityRP.org