Dr. Mike Hutchings has 35 years of pastoral, church planting, and "pastoring pastors" experience in a variety of church cultures, including Baptist, Vineyard, “seeker-sensitive”, and charismatic Mennonite. He was part of the Leadership Team of a Transforming Revival Pastors’ Group in Peoria Illinois where the city experienced significant transformation through the power of prayer and unity.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Judson University, a Master of Divinity in Counseling from Northern Seminary, a Doctor of Theology from Phoenix University of Theology and is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Ministry degree from United Theological Seminary. The subject of his dissertation is “Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Through Reproducible Spiritual Strategies.” This dissertation documents the many cases of post traumatic stress disorder (military and civilian) that Mike has seen healed through the power of healing prayer. He has also conducted “Healing PTSD” training seminars throughout the country, training prayer ministers, clergy, chaplains, and counselors to utilize a healing prayer model to bring healing and restoration to those suffering with PTSD.
Mike has also worked as a licensed behavioral therapist in private practice counseling and was clinical coordinator for a counseling program serving homeless and runaway youth and their families. He is currently the Director of Education for Global Awakening. He directs the Global School of Supernatural Ministry and the Global Certification Programs.
He is passionate about connecting pastors and leaders throughout the body of Christ to come together for transformation of their cities and equipping others to minister healing and wholeness. He travels to churches and conferences near military bases in the United States equipping the church to minister healing to those who suffer from PTSD. He has been married to his wife, Roxanne for 33 years, and has three children and three grandchildren.