Catalyst for Ministry Collaboration
Since 2015, Michael Kaspar has served as Catalyst for the Vision 5:9 Network, comprised of 180 global, Christ-centered mission organizations, denominations, and churches focused on disciple-making movements among Muslim peoples. He enjoys strategically serving others with his skills and experience in strategic planning, communication, networking, facilitating, coaching, and developing collaborations and partnerships.
Following his completion of a BS in Business Systems at Taylor University in 2003, Michael was based in London with Operation Mobilization International as Travel Assistant for George Verwer, traveling and ministering in 26 countries on 6 continents, handling logistics, and coordinating local volunteers. During that year, he attended the Lausanne Forum for World Evangelization in Pattaya, Thailand. Following that, he served for nine years with Operation Mobilization USA as Director of College Mobilization, then as Vice President of Mobilization, and later as Senior Director, sending over 800 short-term and 80-100 long term workers each year in partnership with over 2,000 churches.
Since 2014, he has chaired the board of directors for Mission Data International (MDAT.org), which partners with 115 organizations and mobilizes believers through the internet through the following sites: shorttermmissions.com, askamissionary.com and preparingtogo.com.
Michael was a delegate to Cape Town 2010 and participated in YLG 2016. He lives near Atlanta, Georgia with his wife Lindsey and their four children.