Mike and Pat Dragon
Mike and Pat Dragon serve in Every Community for Christ (ECC), One Mission Society’s catalyst for church planting movements. Mike is the international director and overseer of training, operations, communications, event coordination, and development of ECC projects. Pat is the associate church multiplication facilitator to South Asia and liaison to Dynamic Women in Missions (DWIM). She organizes teams and develops training to equip women to become church planters. They focus on training ministry partners to evangelize, make disciples, develop leaders, and multiply healthy churches.
Mike and Pat grew up in Terre Haute, Indiana, where they served in many leadership roles at World Gospel Church. They fostered their passion for missions through many short-term mission trips around the world. Mike completed a degree in business administration from Indiana State University (ISU). After graduation from ISU, Mike was hired by IBM, which culminated in a successful 25-year career in various marketing and executive sales positions. In 2012, he completed a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Regent University, with a focus on coaching and mentoring.
After completing her degree at ISU, Pat focused on raising their children and serving at church. She has been a Girl Scout leader, home school teacher, karate instructor, school media manager and children’s ministry director. Pat’s desire is to equip and encourage women at home, work, or overseas to discover how their own unique testimony can lead others to the saving grace of Jesus. Through DWIM, she partners with existing women’s ministries to help incorporate missions into their programs.
Mike and Pat reside in Greenwood, Indiana, and attend College Park Church of Greenwood. They were married in 1973, and they have three children: a married daughter, Desiree, husband Jerry, with seven children (Jay, Anna, Xavier, Sydney, Caleb, Nathaniel, and Quentin); a son, Michael; and a married son, Andrew, wife Sandy, and their three children (Andy, Libby and Lewis).