Mike Chirveno

Ruling Elder

Spouse: Leslie

Children: Liz and Nick

Occupation: Owner of ClearVision Consulting, Adjunct Professor in the MBA Program at Baker University

Where I Met My Spouse: In the youth department at church

People Who Influence Me:  My wife and kids, my parents, Matt Williams (who led me to Christ and taught me about the Christian life), my fellow elders (especially Troy Campbell who helped me recover from one of the toughest times in my life), Jim Collins, Clayton Christensen, Dan Pink, Simon Sinek

My Passions:  Equipping church members for ministry, helping small business owners put feet on their dreams

Favorite Books (other than the Bible): Searching for God Knows What by Donald Miller, Good to Great by Jim Collins, The Prodigal God by Tim Keller, In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day by Mark Batterson, and Drive by Daniel Pink

Favorite Quote: If you chase two rabbits, both will escape

Favorite Movies: Hoosiers, Hunt for Red October, Remember the Titans, The Princess Bride (the only movie that makes me laugh every time I watch it)

Favorite Musicians: Keith and Kristyn Getty, Sovereign Grace Music, Steve Green

Kansas City BBQ: Jack Stack and Joe’s Kansas City BBQ

Where I Was Born: Kansas City, MO

Favorite Passage of Scripture: “Our God is in the heavens; he does all that he pleases.” Psalm 115:3

Favorite TV Show: The Rookie, Pro Football

Favorite Sports Team: Kansas City Chiefs

How I Met Christ: I was in church from the time I was a small child, but never heard the Gospel until I was a teenager. I was trusting my own good works to get me to heaven as I was taught in those early years in church. After I heard the truth from the Bible, I admitted my inability to merit God’s favor on my own and trusted the work that Christ did on the cross.

Email: mchirveno@clearvision.consulting

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mikechirveno


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