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.