Michael Tanksley is originally from Grand Rapids, MI, and has a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Michigan State University. After fourteen years as an accountant, he decided to pursue the opportunity to become a gospel preacher. Michael and his wife, Angela were both heavily involved with the work at the Southside church of Christ (Grand Rapids, MI), as Michael served as a deacon over finance and Angela was the church secretary. Michael’s formal training began in August of 2018 at the Southeast Institute of Biblical Studies in Knoxville, TN where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies. In March of 2021 Michael and his family began working with us as our full time minister. Michael maintains a personal Facebook page Trail to Teleios. Michael and Angela have 3 children Allyson, Parker, Mallory.