Pastor Michael McBride is a native of San Francisco with 20 years of ministry experience. A graduate of Duke University’s Divinity School, with an emphasis in Ethics and Public Policy, Pastor McBride planted The Way Christian Center in West Berkeley, where he serves as lead pastor. In 2012, he became the National Director for the LIVE FREE Campaign with the PICO National Network, a campaign committed to addressing gun violence and mass incarceration of young people of color. He has served on a number of task forces with the White House and Department of Justice regarding gun violence prevention, boys and men of color and police-community relationships. He is married to Cherise McBride, and they have two beautiful daughters, Sarai and Nylah.