"...that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, that by any means possible I may attain the resurrection from the dead."  -Philippians 3:10-11-

My name is Mike Wolf and my wife, Angela, and I have been attending Christ Church for about 6 months.  We have two adult children and have lived in Georgia for the last 20+ years.  We own six pizza restaurants in Savannah and are heavily invested in commercial real estate. My wife leads a restorative ministry domestically and abroad. I grew up in a Christian home and was deeply impacted by my mother.  She represented Christ in a beautiful and attractive way.  I recognized my need for a Savior while attending a Christian summer camp when I was eight years old and turned my life over to Jesus.   

Jesus has impacted my life deeply, and I have been able to grow in my faith over the years through a number of important experiences.  I taught five-day clubs with Child Evangelism fellowship when I was a teen which helped me learn to communicate Biblical truth in a way that a child could understand. I attended two years of Christian high school and four years of Christian university. During my time in school, I was blessed to be able to take many classes on the Bible and theology which has helped to ground me in good doctrine. I was very involved in our last church leading small groups, serving on the finance team, and serving as a deacon. About fifteen years ago, Angela and I read a book on world missions that changed our lives.  We became extremely passionate about world missions and have traveled all over the world to see how God is working in different cultural contexts.  We support missions with both our time and resources and consider world missions a key pillar in our lives.  

As time has passed, I have become more and more aware of my sin and the incredible grace and mercy God has extended to me through the incredible gift of Jesus.  I am unworthy to spend eternity with Jesus, but He actually wants a relationship with me and wants to spend eternity with me. I have grown to count on Jesus no matter what I am facing in my life. I have found that through the difficult times in my life, Jesus has been an incredible comforter and that He has always seen me through the darkest of times. When I fail to trust Him, I am filled with anxiety and worry over issues, but when I give the problems to Him, I feel an incredible sense of calm and surety. One of my favorite verses is Philippians 3:10-11. I want to be more like Jesus, to experience His power, recognizing that participating in His suffering is critical to becoming more like Him.