Dr. Michael L. Henderson Sr. is God’s visionary for New Beginnings Church. He founded the church in 1999, along with his wife and only twelve members. Through his faithful leadership, the church has grown to over 8000 members.
Dr. Henderson is a native of Akron, OH, where he began his ministry work. He served as a Ministerial Staff Pastor at “The House of the Lord” for ten year where he completed his training. He earned a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communication and Theology at the International Bible Institute and Seminary, Orlando, Florida. He is also a graduate of the Ashland Theological Seminary, Ashland, Ohio, with a Master of Arts in Church Administration and Counseling. In October of 2009, Dr. Henderson received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from St. Thomas Christian College in Jacksonville, Florida.
Dr. Henderson has a unique teaching and preaching style that not only engages the listener, but challenges the listener to make significant and lasting personal life changes. He is a gifted teacher, preacher, trained Biblical Counselor and remarkable trainer to both leaders and churches. In the fall of 2014, Dr. Henderson published his first book, A Good Man Is Hard To Find: Adam Where Are You? He is committed to seeing people come to total wholeness through the Word of God. He conducts leadership conferences, men conferences, staff development training sessions, and marriage retreats, along with his wife.