Michael Harvey is married to Eike and they have three children Ben, Kirsty and Lydia. In the 1990’s Michael directed a number of businesses, one of which was acquired by a large American Financial Services Company and he became a director of that business. In 2000 he left and set up his own business consultancy helping organisations to grow. Despite his business interests Michael always was interested in helping the church to grow and one day he met with the Communications Director of the Bishop of Manchester. One result of that meeting was the creation in 2004 of Back to Church Sunday and Michael started to work using his own time and money with churches throughout the UK and eventually throughout the English speaking world. He has spoken to thousands of church leaders in his Seminars and has to date seen 1 million Christians mobilised to invite, resulting in hundreds of thousands of accepted invitations. He is author of the book Unlocking the Growth (Monarch 2012 and as an itinerant speaker has a ministry across 17 countries and 5 continents. He is researching the impact of fear, vulnerability and shame in mission.