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Welcome to Capitol Commission of Michigan!

Jesus commanded his disciples to go and make disciples of all nations. For some, that may mean going to far away places, but for Gwen and myself, being a witness and making disciples is centered right here in Lansing, Michigan’s Capitol. With 148 legislators from all of Michigan – from the western side of the Upper Peninsula, a 10 hour drive from Lansing, to New Buffalo, a mere two hours – and literally thousands of staff and state employees, the fields are truly white for harvest.

Being a former legislator provides a unique perspective on just why legislators come to Lansing in the first place. Some seek to change policy direction they see as wrong, others to serve the constituents of their districts, still others because it is the “next step” to a higher office. A few have a sense of calling to a higher purpose. However, in the sovereign nature of the Lord, He often directs us out of our comfort zone, not only for our growth, but more importantly for the advancement of His Kingdom. Such is the case for some believers whom God has placed in our state legislature and state government.

Michigan’s term limits law creates a high legislator turnover every two years and a very short span of about 6 years to impact men and women for Christ. Although at first glance, that may appear as a drawback to disciple making efforts, it also provides a fairly definitive end date for relational contact. With that fact in mind, those of faith in the legislature are encouraged to consider their seatmates on the floor, in committee, and in caucus…”Where are your colleagues in their spiritual journey?” “Has the Lord placed you next to these individuals as a witness?” “Are you prepared to share you faith and the gospel message to your colleague?”

While there are several Michigan prayer ministries that are fulfilling God’s command to Pray for our Leaders (1 Timothy 2.1-4). , Capitol Commission is also working to fill the gap by working directly with Michigan’s leaders and their staff to evangelize those who have not yet experienced a personal relationship with Jesus Christ (Romans 1:16), establish those who have a desire to grow in their faith and in their knowledge of the Scriptures (Colossians 2:6-7), and equip those who have been called to spiritual leadership (Ephesians 4:11-12).

Should you desire to know more of Capitol Commission and its work in Michigan, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
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Scott Hummel
State Minister

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I have had the privilege of serving with Scott Hummel in the Michigan House of Representatives and continue to work with him in the legislative process. Scott understands the everyday demands and pres more...
I have had the privilege of serving with Scott Hummel in the Michigan House of Representatives and continue to work with him in the legislative process. Scott understands the everyday demands and pressures facing legislators and others in the legislative process. My observation is that he seeks to encourage all those he interacts with in their relationship to Jesus Christ and wherever they may be on their spiritual journey. Scott is a person of the highest integrity and respected by all and Capitol Commission is well served to have him as their “representative” in the state Capitol.

Congressman MI 4th District
John Moolenaar
Congressman MI 4th District
John Moolenaar
John Moolenaar
On behalf of the Board of Directors, it is my pleasure to welcome you into accreditation in ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability). ECFA is an accreditation agency dedicated to help more...
On behalf of the Board of Directors, it is my pleasure to welcome you into accreditation in ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability). ECFA is an accreditation agency dedicated to help enhance the trust of churches and other Christ centered organizations. Founded in 1979, it provides accreditation to a growing number of America’s evangelical charities. Your accreditation speaks of your organization’s commitment to integrity and accountability.

ECFA President
Dan Busby
ECFA President
Dan Busby
Dan Busby
One very great blessing serving in the Michigan Legislature is the presence of former Legislators who understand not only the duties of those who serve, but the open door to be a Christian witness. Mi more...
One very great blessing serving in the Michigan Legislature is the presence of former Legislators who understand not only the duties of those who serve, but the open door to be a Christian witness. Michigan has a consistent turnover of legislators because of term limits. The need therefore is tremendous to maintain a vibrant testimony to the many new members who come to serve.

Former State Representative Scott Hummel, now a State Minister with Capitol Commission, continues to be a living example of Christ's love and passion for those who enter our halls for service. His heart and actions, his witness and personal approach to all members, continues to be an open door for Godly council to not only Legislators, but staff and lobbyists in our State's Capitol. I personally am enriched by knowing of his constant prayers and availability when facing some of my most difficult times as a State Representative.

Former State Representative
Kenneth Kurtz
Former State Representative
Kenneth Kurtz
Kenneth Kurtz