Mike Harland grew up in Mississippi, graduated from Delta State University, and has led churches in worship leadership roles most of his life. Since 2005, Mike has served as the Director of Worship for Lifeway Christian Resources. He is a published author, Dove Award-winning songwriter, and a worship leader who sings and speaks nationally and internationally. His blog and podcast, WorshipLife, are followed by pastors, worship leaders, and church musicians around the world. Mike and his wife Teresa serve in the discipleship and worship ministries of Brentwood Baptist Church and live in Franklin, Tennessee. They have three grown children—Lee, Elizabeth, and John.