About the authorS

Mike Larsen

Mike Larsen is married to his amazing wife Sheila, the father of six and grandfather. Mike is the Lead Pastor of Encounter Christian Church in  Bellflower, California. He has the honor and privilege of leading an amazing team of leaders at Encounter, who lead a community of believers that are committed to being a church that exists to transform our community by realizing God, developing authentic disciples of Jesus Christ and unleashing compassion by loving and serving our neighbors with the love of Christ. Mike serves on the board of Kingdom Causes Bellflower, and he volunteers with the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department as Lakewood Station Clergy

About the CO-author

Tim gilman

Tim is married to his beautiful wife Jamie. He is a teaching Elder at Encounter Christian Church and the author of chapters 9 and 11 of Thanks for Asking. Here he is seen with Jamie at Dodgers stadium. Hence his comment in the book that said "in the perfect world the Dodgers would win the World Series every year!"