Lifestyle Magazine has a long tradition of featuring outstanding guests and timely topics that make every show helpful and thought-provoking. The goal of our hosts, Mike and Gayle Tucker, is to bring the very best to our viewers with every new season.
Mike Tucker is the Speaker/Director for Faith For Today Television, the oldest religious television broadcast in the world. He has directed Faith For Today since 2004 and is co-host of the ministry’s flagship program, Lifestyle Magazine. Mike’s ministry is marked by service to God and to his community. He served for 17 years as Senior Pastor of the 2,000-member Seventh-day Adventist Church in Arlington, Texas and has additional experience as a Counselor, Christian High School Bible Teacher, Youth Pastor, and Senior Chaplain for medical and psychiatric facilities.
Mike holds a Master's Degree in Counseling and has served as a "Pastor's Pastor" for ministers in his denomination. He has authored several books, including Journal of a Lonely God; Jesus, He's All You'll Ever Need; Heart Food; Jesus, Your Heart's Desire; Every Good Thing; Ten Keys to a Happy Marriage, and more.
Gayle Tucker joined the Faith For Today Television team full time in 2009 as Associate Speaker. She is the co-host of the flagship program, Lifestyle Magazine and other Faith For Today productions.
Gayle has devoted her life to ministry, having served for 16 years as Pastor of Administration, Music, and Worship at the Arlington Seventh-day Adventist Church in Arlington, Texas. She was the first woman to become a Credentialed Commissioned Minister in the Southwestern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
Gayle has a background in Elementary Education and has made family relationships an emphasis in her ministry. Gayle and her husband, Mike, traveled North America for several years as co-presenters for From This Day Forward and Love For A Lifetime marriage conferences. They are currently focusing on their newest television and seminar project, Mad About Marriage.
Mike and Gayle live near their two adult daughters and son-in-law in Dallas, Texas, and they love their newest role as grandparents!
Dan Matthews continues as a popular guest host on Lifestyle Magazine. Dan served as executive director for the Faith For Today television ministry and host of Lifestyle Magazine for 19 years, until his retirement in 1999. Today, as Speaker Emeritus, he continues to represent Lifestyle Magazine and Faith For Today throughout the world at speaking appointments, on television programs, and at conferences. In addition, Dan Matthews is an associate Pastor at the Loma Linda University Seventh-day Adventist Church.