Mike Morrison was born in Illinois and studied biology at Southern Illinois University. In 1980, he moved to Pasadena to study at Ambassador College. After graduation, he worked as a researcher and writer for various church publications. He has a degree from Azusa Pacific University and one from Fuller Theological Seminary. He now works as an instructor at Grace Communion Seminary in Glendora.
Mike came to faith in Jesus Christ in 1978 and was ordained as an elder in 1994. He is an associate pastor. He is married to Janet and they have two adult children, Steven and Melinda.