Pastor Mike Golay


Vice President of Operations

Pastor Mike Golay is the Vice President of Operations of Behold Israel. Before this, Mike was the Lead Pastor of Friendship Church in Shakopee, Minnesota, for 17 years. Additionally, he serves as a Chaplain in the United States Air Force Reserve.

Pastor Mike lived and worked in Israel for over eight years and has led numerous ministry teams, including Jesus Film projects in the Galilee region. He is also proficient in Hebrew and has extensive experience with Jewish and Israeli culture.

Additionally, Pastor Mike has a deep passion and knowledge for Bible teaching and Israel’s role in prophecy. He frequently teaches in churches, conferences, and Israel tours. He and his wife, Sharon, have three children and reside in Minnesota, USA.