Dr. Mike Rakes is a pastor, educator, motivator, author, and storyteller who – along with his wife, Darla – serves the body of Christ and has a passion to help people model God’s love. Since 2006 he and Darla have served as Lead Pastors at Winston Salem First in North Carolina. They are passionate about the spiritual health of the US church and are committed to mobilizing faith communities for God and the good of humanity.