Michael D. Mays is an ordained Minister through Life Point Church and a Board Certified Pastoral Counselor through the American Association of Christian Counselors. Michael is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for the state of Florida. Michael is working to complete his Doctorate in Pastoral Counseling at Andersonville Theological Seminary. He has a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy and a Bachelor of Arts in Religion, specializing in Marriage and Family issues. In 2007 Michael retired from the United States Air Force after 24 years of faithful service. He spent two years as a Family Intervention Specialist counseling and advocating for parents with substance abuse issues helping them regain custody of their children. He is currently contracted as a counselor by Life Discovery Counseling Center at Exciting Idlewild Baptist Church. Michael is certified in Couple Communication, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), and is trained to provide PREPARE-ENRICH couples assessments. He has counseled/coached couples and individuals, both adult and youth for the past 19 years. His goal is to work closely with his wife of over 21 years in guiding couples and families into healthier relationships with God and one another.