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A Brief Bio

Micah serves as our Senior Pastor. Prior to serving at Brainerd, he was the Vice President of LifeWay Research. He served as a Senior Pastor in Missouri and an international church planter in Burkina Faso, West Africa. He holds a Master of Divinity and the Bachelor of Arts in Theology. Micah is currently a Ph.D. student, studying North American Missiology at Southeastern Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. Micah is married to Tracy and they have two daughters, Grace and Kessed, and a son, Haddon.

Micah is the author of a commentary on Haggai and Zephaniah in the Christ-Centered Commentary Series. Micah, along with Dr. Keith Whitfield, also contributed to & co-edited a book on reaching North American Muslims with the gospel for B&H Academic. Micah is a Guest Lecturer in the Doctoral program at Anderson University. Micah is also a Fellow at the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College.

Read more of Pastor Micah’s story here.

Micah’s Favorites

Books
Prodigal God by Tim Keller
Surprised by Hope by NT Wright
Let the Nations be Glad by John Piper
John Grisham novels

Movies
The Princess Bride
The Jason Bourne Series
Gladiator
Sahara

TV Shows
The West Wing
The Office
Parks & Rec

Music
U2
Andrew Peterson
Josh Gerrels
Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors
Zac Brown

Sports Teams:
Kansas City Royals
Green Bay Packers
Florida Gators
Sporting Kansas City

Hobbies
Hiking
Hammocking
Camping
Anything outdoors
Woodworking

Book of the Bible
Philippians

Bible Verses
Numbers 6:24-26

Contact

You can contact Pastor Micah at mfries@brainerdbaptist.org.

Speaking

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