The Emadis are presently serving as church planters in Co. Louth, Republic of Ireland. Michael was converted around 9 years old and grew up in a very small church in Utah. After graduating from the University of Utah, Michael served in the U.S. Air Force as an Intelligence Officer stationed primarily in Japan. He left the Air Force in 2007 to go to seminary. In 2013 Heritage Baptist Church of Owensboro, KY ordained Michael and commissioned him and his wife to serve as church planters in Ireland. They were able to leave for Ireland in November of 2014.
Michael is married to Ashley and they have three children: Liam, Lorelai, and Méav.