Mr. Michael Metzger is the President and Senior Fellow of The Clapham Institute, whose mission is to help people and organizations advance faith-centered cultural reform. TCI works primarily with business professionals, the arts, media, and civic organizations in a mentoring and consultant role. Prior to launching the institute, Mike was the Executive Director for the Osprey Point Leadership Center, which is part of The Trinity Forum. Before his involvement with The Trinity Forum, Mr. Metzger worked as a consultant and advisor for dozens of organizations and churches, speaking and lecturing throughout the United States and Western Europe. He has also been an adjunct instructor at several seminaries.
Prior to Mike’s work overseas, he was the founding pastor of Bay Area Community Church in Annapolis, Maryland. After the pastorate, Mr. Metzger developed and led many business and professional ‘open forum’ discussion groups throughout the Baltimore/Washington, DC area. Prior to the pastorate, Mike worked with college students on campuses in the Southeastern United States, developing one of the region’s largest student groups at Louisiana State University.
A history graduate of Western Michigan University, Mr. Metzger also earned a Masters degree (with honors) from Dallas Theological Seminary along with a Doctorate from Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. He and his wife Kathy live with their three children in Severna Park, Maryland.