Steve is a father of seven, husband of one (Liz), and the founding pastor-teacher of The Road @ Chapel Hills. Steve and Liz have been married for over 36 years.  Steve is an avid hunter and fly fisherman. He enjoys taking prayer walks with Liz, hanging out around a roaring fire with men, and being with his sons, daughters, and grandchildren. He loves reading history, theology, and poetry. Steve is author of The God Wild Marriage and Worshipper Warrior. Steve is also the co-founder of Worshipper Warrior Men’s Ministry.

Before starting The Road @ Chapel Hills, Steve and Liz were missionaries in Japan for ten years and came to Colorado Springs in 1994. They planted Mountain Springs Church and Steve led the church for twenty years.  In 2014, Steve resigned from Mountain Springs and after 40 nights of prayer, started The Road @ Chapel Hills.

Steve has a Doctorate of Divinity (D.D.) from Master’s Seminary and a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Missiology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is a graduate of University of Georgia where he was a scholarship athlete in gymnastics.