Michael S. Martin serves in the Christian community as a pastor, counselor, and mentor to pastors. He is known as a personal, marriage/family counselor and as a retreat speaker.

Michael had many years of experience as a corporate human resources professional before establishing his own consulting company, providing expertise to Fortune 500 companies in several major US cities.

Answering the call to pastor, he planted Learning To Live Fellowship, (LTLF) in Inglewood, California. He now serves on the pastoral team at Oceanside Christian Fellowship (OCF) in El Segundo, CA. Michael has had significant involvement in the work of church health and church diversity both while serving locally as a resource and nationally in denominational work with Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA).

As a recording artist, (MichaelStevenMartin) he has been fortunate to have music he has written heard in a variety of venues in Christian and secular formats. He considers music an amazing means of speaking truth and joy into any life. His current project is JOY lifeStories vol. 2

He is proud of the fact that Gail, his wife of over 35 years, still seems to like him. They have a daughter, son, son-in-law and 3 grandsons. Raised in a large, loving, extended family in Flint, Michigan; his upbringing in the church has shaped many of his values and commitments today.