The Rev'd Mike Rayson is the Pastor of THRIVE Church in Granite City, Illinois (part of the Metro-East area of St Louis). THRIVE is a new church start, and from August 11, 2019, will meet permanently in our new facility at 2101 Cleveland Boulevard in Granite City, with Sunday School for all ages from 9am, and worship at 10am.
THRIVE Church is also led by the Rev Lisa Guilliams, and Kevin Radar and band.
Originally from Australia, Mike immigrated to the United States in 2005. His music has won countless awards and accolades across the globe. He has ministered in Westminster Abbey (London, UK), and served as a worship leader to the United Methodist General Conference in Tampa FL (2012). He is a regular presenter at the ECG Conference in the UK, and has performed in over a dozen countries around the world.
His music is enjoyed all over the world on Christian radio, including the U.C.B Inspirational Network across Europe, U.C.B Australia and New Zealand, Premier Radio in London, Hope 1032 in Sydney Australia, Life FM in Adelaide Australia, and stations across the United States.
Mike is married to Jen, and they have 5 children: Laura (21), Oliver (18), Kaylee (8) and Max (2). Mike has experienced much in his life, including the death of his oldest son Sam in 2007 at age 11. Through it all, he has experienced grace... Just Grace.
Mike is available to share his unique blend of storytelling and music in your church wherever you are in the world. Use the 'Contact Mike' form below to inquire about Mike preaching, performing and sharing in your church.
Then the one seated on the throne said, “Look! I’m making all things new.” Revelation 21:5a, CEB