C Michael Patton is the president of Reclaiming the Mind/Credo House Ministries (www.reclaimingthemind.org), a ministry of theological development for lay-people. He graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary and was on pastoral staff at Stonebriar Community Church for six years with Chuck Swindoll. He blogs at Parchment and Pen (www.reclaimingthemind.org/blog). Michael is also responsible for the development of the Credo House of Theology (www.credohouse.org), a theological coffee house, museum, and bookstore. Michael currently lives in Oklahoma with his wife and four children.