Mike Wetzel’s pastoral ministry experience began when he and his wife planted The Island Chapel, of Tierra Verde, Florida, in 1992, which he pastored for over 27 years. During the time at The Island Chapel, they led the church in planting new churches and numerous mission trips. Mike also served as an adjunct professor for NOBTS from 1999 to 2019. During this time, Mike also led extension centers for NOBTS and created a prison program for NOBTS at Hardee Correctional, a maximum security prison in Florida.
Mike was called to be Vice President for Institutional Advancement for NOBTS in the end of 2019 and was approved as Trustee-appointed Faculty in the Spring 2020. Mike and his wife, Maria, have been married for 33 years.