Michael L McCants and his wife Hope McCants are the founding pastors of Impact Church of the Nazarene in Florence & Columbia, South Carolina and Lead Pastors of Augusta First Church of the Nazarene Augusta, GA. Together they have three children – Lonia, Naomi, and Miracle. Pastor McCants serves the Lord’s Church as a Pastor, Ministry Strategist, Conference and Seminar speaker, revivalist, and worship leader and also helps serve the southeastern regional black fellowship as Vice Chairman in the Church of the Nazarene.
Pastor McCants is the visionary of The School of Biblical Insight, focusing on Faith, Holiness, Calling, Church Strategies, which includes leadership development. In 2018, Pastor McCants also founded and serves as President of The Impact Network (T.I.N.), a growing network for church planters.
Among other talents, Pastor McCants is a gospel recording artist, worship leader, songwriter, arranger, and choir director. Pastor McCants has released his debut E.P. entitled:” The Vows,” available now on all digital music streaming outlets and has since then been signed to EMG Records. McCants recently released his second single entitled “Unlimited Love” featuring Annalisha Jacobs and is now available for download anywhere music is streamed.
McCants has written extensive guides, bible study lessons, and manuals to help equip the body of Christ. In 2020, Michael co-authored and released: “A Warrior’s Manual.” with Dorothy Scott. All of his literature, including his new manual entitled, “ Prayer Intensive” available now and can be purchased from Amazon, Kindle and through this website.
Pastor McCants graduated from Judah Bible College with a Bachelor of Arts in Bible Studies and from Full Sail University with a Certification in Media Communications. He also holds a Certification as a Church Planter and Church Growth Expert & Trainer from DCPI (Dynamic Church Planting International) and Certification in Expository Preaching from Beulah Heights University. Pastor McCants is a current leader in the Exponential Emerging Leaders Community and is currently pursuing a degree in Religious Studies from Beulah Heights University.
Pastor McCants is a student of the Word, who desires to know Christ more intimately, please God and to hear Him say, “Well Done thy Good and Faithful Servant.”