With over 28 years of student ministry experience, Mike Miller has become a highly sought after motivational speaker. He has spoken throughout the United States and Canada to over 3 million students. Mike's charismatic and humorous personality lends itself to an extraordinary experience that can only be characterized as juvenile genius. When Mike speaks, students are left grabbing their stomachs and massaging their cheeks, while wiping back tears. His unique ability to captivate the attention of students through humor, affords him an opportunity to speak truth into their lives. Mike's unyielding commitment to Evangelism/The Gospel of Jesus Christ has been his recipe for ministry effectiveness.
Mike's honors include: Certificate of Appreciation from the Portland Association of Teachers and from the Oregon Alliance of Black School Educators; Fox Community Achievement Award; Clark County Hall of Fame.
Mike is a national best selling author of the book "Dare To Live" - Teenagers Guide to Understanding Suicide and Depression. Through the book and speaking apperences Mike has a monumental effect on today's youth culture. Mike's messages are always focused around students and young adults, helping them to strive to improve themselves.
Mike lists his passions and hobbies as his family and "kids." Mike's family includes his wife of 34 years and his 4 children, who are now adults.
“One of the most provocative inspiring workshops that I have attended in my ten years as a high school administrator."
Edgar Mitchell, Ft. Vancouver High School
“Your lecture…presented at the annual Oregon Public Health Assoc. Conference, gave a dramatic view of what teenagers think, feel, and need. I’m looking forward to sharing your ideas with my staff."
Evelyn Huntington, R.M., MPH ,Dir. Deschutes County Health Dept
“We were entertained, captivated and ‘held hostage’ by your discourse. This was a special program like none I have seen nor heard anywhere. I can think of no higher calling than to reach into the lives of young people…and positively and dramatically affect their choices and mean it…to live it.”
Linda Smith, former Washington State Senator
“I think Mike reached out to a lot of people today. I think it was a real good assembly, and it helped me know feelings of myself, others, drugs, and suicide."
Andrea, Hawkins Middle School