National Director



Mike Stewart was born in Warren Ohio March 31, 1950 but moved to Deming New Mexico when he was around 4 years old where he lived until graduating from high school in 1968.  He joined the U.S. Navy in 1968 and served as a Hospital Corpsman for 30 years serving in Viet Nam with the Marines, aboard three different submarines, surface ships and retired as the Force Master Chief of the Medical Department in 1998.  He began riding motorcycles while in high school and the love and passion for motorcycling has never left him.  He has been involved in Christian motorcycle ministry since 1999.  He was the original Director of the Hibernia Baptist chapter in Fleming Island FL, was named as the State Coordinator for Florida, then became the Assistant National Director in 2013 and in April of 2016 was named as the National Director.  Mike is married to Diane, has three daughters who are all married to wonderful men and has 10 grandchildren.


Assistant National Director



Senior Pastor of Peniel Baptist Church Palatka, Florida since January of 2003

Originally from Sylacauga, Alabama.

Married to Cara since June 13, 1980.

We have one son Andrew who is married to Dana and they have two daughters and live in Ft. Payne, Alabama

We have one daughter who is married to Ryan Emery and they have three daughters and they live in Bunnell, Florida.

I have served churches in Texas, Alabama and Florida since December 1978.

I met Buddy and Michelle Newsome in Jacksonville, FL in November 2004 at the Florida

Baptist State Convention.

Peniel Baptist Church and Academy was Commissioned on September 17, 2005

Peniel Baptist is the church where Rev. Billy Graham was baptized in 1938 and was ordained in 1939.


National Chaplain



I was born in 1965 in Santa Barbara, CA.  I married my wife, Sherry, in 1988 in LaFayette, AL.  We have 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren.  I surrendered my life to Christ in 1990 and was called into the ministry the same year.  I began pastoring in 1994 and am currently in my third pastorate at Cottonton Baptist Church in Cottonton, AL.  I have been a part of FAITH Riders since 2011 and have been a part of starting chapters in my last two churches.  I am enjoying serving as the FAITH Riders National Chaplain and look forward to helping disciple others to evangelize the lost through this ministry.




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