Furman University, B.A.
Covenant Theological Seminary, MDiv
About Rev. Osborne
The Rev. Mike Osborne joined the staff of RTS-Orlando in March, 2019, as the new Dean of Students. He also serves as Director of Field Education and Placement, assisting and mentoring M.Div. students as they prepare for full-time gospel ministry. In addition Mike is often found in the classroom, teaching preaching labs and pastoral counseling classes.
Prior to coming on board at RTS-Orlando, Mike was for many years a pastor. He served churches in Missouri and South Carolina before moving to central Florida in 1996. Most recently he was at University Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Orlando, serving as a pastor from 2001 to 2019. Mike is the author of the book, Surviving Ministry: How to Weather the Storms of Church Leadership.
Mike hails from a small town in South Carolina. He graduated from Furman University in Greenville, SC, and received his M.Div. degree from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis in 1986. He and his wife Suzy live in east Orlando. They have four adult children and eleven grandchildren. Mike enjoys playing racquetball and guitar, watching movies, traveling to visit his kids and grandkids, and sharing good food and laughter with friends.