Michael Phillips is the Senior Pastor of Kingdom Life Church, a non-denominational congregation in Baltimore, Maryland. Under Phillips’ stewardship, Kingdom Life has grown into a thriving faith community brimming with social justice passion. As a thought leader and change agent, Phillips has become a champion for education reform. He is the founder of Life Prep, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing urban communities with high-quality educational options. He currently serves as the board chair of the nationwide education advocacy organization 50CAN, the boards of Green Street Academy, and KuriosED. Phillips drives a national dialogue on education reform because quality education is a moral obligation that our country cannot afford to ignore.