Michael Fernandez // Program Director
Michael is a passionate and fervent minister of the gospel. Armed with humor, creativity, and a "point-blank" approach, he recruits and encourages youth and young adults to fervently live for God. His extensive travel has taken him to various youth camps, conferences, leadership forums and churches all over the nation and beyond with great success. He is viewed by many as a Youth / Young Adult Culture Expert because of his 18 years of successful mentorship initiatives. Michael has served as the District Youth Director of the Gulf Latin Spanish District of the Assemblies of God, where he oversaw the youth ministries of 415 churches in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.
He enthusiastically serves as the Young Adult Pastor at Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, TX, under the leadership of Pastor John and Pastor Matt Hagee. Young Adults are being reached weekly from around the city through small groups, mid-week services and college campus student organizations.
Michael and his wife, Lucy also founded a School of Ministry called Impact Now. This school effectively trains and prepares young adults to become Pastors, Missionaries, Youth Pastors and Evangelists. They both are dedicated to creatively preparing students to share the gospel all over the world.
He is a graduate from Southwestern Assemblies of God University, with a B.S. in Church Ministries, which includes a specialization in Pastoral Ministries. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Biblical Theology from SAGU. Michael and Lucy are high-school sweethearts and have two adorable daughters, Lauren and Kristin, and a handsome son Josiah.