Mike Buckley is an associate minister at Laurel and has been on staff since 1989. He was campus minister at the CSC from 1989-2005. He served as an elder from 2007-2013. Mike grew up in Mississippi and was baptized while a student at Mississippi State. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from MSU. Mike was a ministry intern with the McKnight Road Church of Christ in St. Louis, and then worked in campus ministry with the Northwest Church of Christ in Seattle from 1981-1989.
While living in Seattle, he completed a master’s degree in religion from Pepperdine University. He also has a masters in theological studies from California Graduate School of Theology. He has taught academic Bible courses for Cascade College, Lipscomb University, and Abilene Christian University.
He and his wife Regina met at Mississippi State and have been married since 1981. They have two daughters, Jessica McCoy and Lydia Burris.