from the desk of Pastor DraughonPastor Michael Draughon was born January 10, 1965 in Fayetteville, North Carolina where he lived until he graduated high school from Cape Fear High School in 1983.He
went on to attend college at North Carolina Wesleyan College
in Rocky Mount, North Carolina for two years, and then transferred to Liberty University
in Lynchburg, Virginia for two years where he
wife, Jan (Smith) from Ephrata, Washington.They were married February 14, 1986.They now have three beautiful children that God has blessed them with. (Joseph, 19 years old; Lauren, 16 years old, and Gabriel, 13 years old).Pastor Michael went on to finish his education at World Evangelism Bible College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.He has a Bachelor's Degree in Pastoral Ministries with an Associate Degree in Biblical Studies and Youth Ministries.He
is a two-time college basketball First Team All-American and led the nation in scoring in Division II (30.5 points per game) and in Field Goal Percentage (63%).
went into ministry on April 1, 1985 and has over 23 years experience in full time ministry.He
has been involved in youth ministry and Christian education in North Carolina, Virginia, Louisiana, and Georgia.He
has preached or ministered in over 30 states across American evangelizing through youth camps, revivals, and conferences.He
has been involved in Christian education as a teacher, coach, athletic director and Principal.Pastor Michael is the Founding Pastor and President of Heirway Christian Ministries Inc. in Villa Rica, GA and Heirway Christian Academy Inc. in Douglasville, GA. Heirway Christian Ministries was birthed in the Draughon's home in May of 1998 with a vision to continue the work of Jesus Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit from generation to generation and to properly Train and Equip people to build the Kingdom of God and to have a Christian Academy that breaks down the walls of Race and Denominations and begin to educate the whole child in Spirit, Soul, and Body.
family now live in Villa Rica, GA.