Pastor Michael McClure Jr. affectionately known as “PMJ” is a man radically transformed by GOD. He believes that the Body of Christ should be empowered in every aspect of life. He is armed with a special anointing to meet people right where they are-whether rich or poor, young or seasoned, educated or uneducated, businessman or ex-con, Pastor Mike Jr. is called to minister to people from all walks of life and especially to those who have never met Christ. Tagged the Face of the Future, Pastor Mike Jr. is not only focusing on the church, but has now taken his efforts into the communities. He is the Founder of ENUFF, (Every Generation Now You United Focusing on Our Future,) Vice President of the SCLC metro chapter, Co-Founder of Code Red (a non profit organization that is radically changing the lives in the city and beyond, Vanguard of the Royal NAtion (college ministry), and without a doubt the Lead Pastor of The Rock Church.
Pastor Mike Jr. has the unique ability to be cross-generational & cross-cultural. His message reaches all ages and ethnicities. His voice and messages are heard loud and clear every morning on 95.7Jamz, where he provides the “Word on the Go”, and he is poised to be the next major vessel that GOD uses to Win Souls and Make Disciples. His mission is to make the church once again the driving force in the community, and to be The Rock that the nation needs to lean on. Pastor Mike Jr. has become one of the Cities most intriguing Christian figures. Radical, Revolutionary, Innovative, Anointed, and Cutting Edge are some of the words often used to describe Pastor Mike Jr. This Vanguard has inspired thousands and the nation is on tip toe anticipation waiting to see what GOD does next through his life.
Through lessons learned from Pastor R.A Vernon’s, “Sons of Thunder”, and Pastor Michael McClure Sr.’s, “CPI”, Pastor Mike Jr. is becoming a trailblazer and trendsetter, challenging the notions of tradition by focusing on relevancy rather than routine and doing “out-of-the-box” kingdom ministry. He is paving the way for others to break the boundaries of convention through his bold, frank delivery of the Word of GOD and willingness to talk about the tough subjects that are often left unaddressed.
One of his greatest accomplishments is working in ministry with his wife JaQuetta and their five children, Xander, Michael III, Mason, Makinley, and Myles. Pastor Mike Jr. firmly believes in a family first mentality. One of his primary goals and dreams is to be the one that brings Birmingham back to life.
As leader of the Rock City Church in Forestdale, Alabama, he released his first solo single, "Big," in mid-2019. It made it into the Top 20 of Billboard charts including Top Gospel Songs and Gospel Airplay. He followed it with the full-length Live Free on the Black Smoke label in September 2019. Live Free went all the way to the top of the Billboard Gospel Albums chart that October, also reaching the Top 20 of the Independent Albums chart.