Steve Swartz

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Steve has an M.Div. and D.Min. from The Master's Seminary. He has been a preaching pastor for over 20 years. He has also authored two books,
Strength in the River: Lessons in Hope from Suffering Saints of the Bible and Shattered Shepherds: Finding Hope in the Midst of Ministry Disaster.

He is the lead pastor of Grace Bible Church of Bakersfield, serving alongside three other TMS graduates. He is also the featured teacher on Steadfast in the Faith media ministry. Steve has been married to Sylvia for over 30 years and they have four daughters.

Posts by Steve Swartz

Knowing and Loving Your Leadership

Steve Swartz | July 24, 2018

As a pastor, how you know and love your fellow leaders could make the difference between success or failure in ministry. While imprisoned in Rome, Paul wrote to the Colossian church and sent them a kind of verbal “group photo” of his band of workers. Here we see Paul’s excellent example of how he knew and loved the leaders who served with him.

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