re·fresh·ing (riˈfreSHiNG) adj.
1. Serving to refresh or reinvigorate someone.
2. Welcome or stimulating because new or different.
In an industry where vulgarity is commonplace, a refreshingly funny entertainer has emerged with the class, style, sincerity and professionalism of a Southern gentleman. Considered “one of the brightest young minds in comedy,” Mike Goodwin has a heart to bring strength and healing through joy. That’s why he’s dedicated his comedic gift and wit to a style and delivery that is as clean as his bowtie. Good, guilt-free laughs are guaranteed. Mike’s engaging and hilarious discussions about everyday life will have you laughing about his wit and repeating his adages long after his performance.
Dispensing laughter medicine since his stand up debut at a 2005 New Year’s Eve service opening for Akintunde, “The Bowtie” has shared stages with John Gray, Taylor Mason, Spanky Brown, Marcus D. Wiley, Sister Cantaloupe, Robert G. Lee, Willie Brown and Woody, Thor Ramsey, and Small Fire and Ron G.
The Camden, SC native’s comedy has received rave reviews at showcases for the Official Christian Comedy Association (OCCA) and the Christian Comedy Association (CCA). Mike has recorded for BET, The Word Network, Black Family Channel, and Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), and hosted Akintunde’s “Rebirth of Comedy” tour. He has been a featured artist on the Radio One, One Love Gospel Cruise and toured with Pastor Donnie McClurkin to host the Perfecting Music Conference in seven cities across the United States. Mike has also been featured on Akintunde’s Brutally Honest “God’s Trying to Tell You Something” short film, and on comedy DVDs “The Heavy Hitters of Christian Comedy” and “Who is Bishop February?” Serving as a writer and actor in the “It’s Time 2 Laugh” Internet comedy sketch series broadcasted to millions on StreamingFaith.com, he hosted and performed in shows for a 40-city tour for the series. He has also been featured in StreamingFaith.com’s “Joke of the Day” segment along with other nationally known Christian comedians. Mike co-hosts “The Akintunde Show,” a nationally syndicated radio show, and is the host of Pure Funny TV.
Mike’s act is family friendly and will make your event enjoyable and unforgettable. New, different, and reinvigorating, Comedian Mike Goodwin is refreshingly funny.