Michael Norten received a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1974. He has served on the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ and as a Bible instructor, representing ministries for over forty years. He was an associate pastor of Lewisville Bible Church in Lewisville, Texas, and served as interim pastor and pulpit supply for a number of churches in North Texas. He has been an independent representative and regional vice president of a financial services company for thirty years. He resides in Dallas, Texas, with his wife Ann.