2018 Keynote’s Biography
H. Michael Brewer published his first story in a national Sunday School magazine at age 13 when he won first prize in a writing contest for youth. Fifty years later he still hasn’t recovered from seeing his name in print and receiving a check for making up stuff.
Michael is the author of 13 books, including Who Needs a Superhero?, Lessons from the Carpenter, and multiple volumes of Gotta Have God. He is also the creator of Time Crashers, a series of choose-your-own-adventure books for boys. He has published over 300 short pieces including articles, devotionals, sermons, Bible studies, inspirational fiction, book and movie reviews, church curriculum, and comic books. Michael has contributed stories to The Heart of a Father, Whispering in God’s Ear, and James Dobson’s A Hero, A Father. He has won national awards for both his writing and preaching. His interests are broad, and he has written for all ages on topics ranging from superheroes to astronauts to 1st Century carpentry.
Michael’s day job is pastoring the Blue Ash Presbyterian Church in Cincinnati. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Louisville Presbyterian Seminary and the Doctor of Ministry from McCormick Presbyterian Seminary. He is an adjunct professor of religious studies at Northern Kentucky University where he offers courses in biblical studies, church history, and popular culture. He has taught at numerous writing conferences and is very excited about keynoting at the KCW Conference, one of his favorite gatherings.