Mike Crase was born and raised in Southern California. Between the ages of 12 and 18, he had the privilege of attending several summer and spring camps, which deepened his passion for Christ and his love for camping ministry. During high school, Mike spent one year living in Indonesia where he was able to experience first hand full-time overseas missions.
After high school, Mike attended the Masters College (University) where he obtained a Bachelors in Kinesiology and a minor in Biblical Studies. In was during these years that Mike met his wife Emily who was also studying at the Masters College (University). Immediately following graduation, Mike and Emily were married and Mike began working as a physical education teacher, reading specialist and Athletic Coordinator within a high needs community north of Los Angeles. After teaching for four years, Mike took over the responsibilities of Assistant Principal & Dean of Students and continued to serve the community for an additional five years. During this time he earned his Masters in Educational Administration and his Administrative Services Credential.
In 2016, Mike and Emily took their three children to China where they helped open a new international school. In 2017, the Crases returned to the U.S. where they landed in Boise and have wholeheartedly jumped into supporting the ministry and growth of Shiloh Bible Conference. Mike brings to Shiloh a wide range of skills associated with efficiently running schools and Christian programs. In addition to what Mike can offer Shiloh, his wife Emily has a passion for serving and currently homeschools their children.