The Rev. Mike Morgan is creator of the nationally syndicated weekly comic strip, For Heaven’s Sake! and senior pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Greensboro, Ga., a two-campus congregation located in the heart of Georgia’s Lake Country.
Mike is a native of Conyers, Ga., and holds degrees from Young Harris College, The University of Georgia and Emory University. He has worked as a newspaper artist for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and as an editorial cartoonist for The Macon Telegraph. He is a member of the National Cartoonists Society.
Before coming to Greensboro, Mike served as senior pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Cartersville, Ga., Crossroads United Methodist Church in Conyers; First United Methodist Church of Hazlehurst, Ga., and Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Macon, Ga. Mike has also served as editor of Georgia’s United Methodist newspaper, the Wesleyan Christian Advocate.
In 1991 Mike began writing and drawing For Heaven’s Sake, a weekly comic strip that celebrates the faith and pokes fun at the foibles of the congregation and staff of the fictional Mainline Memorial Church. For Heaven’s Sake is distributed by Creators Syndicate.
Mike has been married to Karen since 1980. They have two sons: Daniel, a student at Kennesaw State University; and Thomas, a post-doctoral researcher and chemistry instructor at Georgia Tech, who lives in Atlanta with his wife Sara and their daughter, Mina Caroline.