Steve is the founder and president of GCA continuing as Pathway Learning with the mission to provide education pathways for under-served church leaders to start, grow, and multiply gospel-centered churches among all nations.
He is also a professor of practical theology (since 1995) at Reformed Theological Seminary, in Orlando, Florida, where he teaches church planting, evangelism, spiritual formation, church renewal, missions, and leadership.
He planted and pastored two churches (urban and suburban). Since then Steve has written church leadership training curriculum and helped train thousands of church leaders from more than 300 denominations representing over 50 countries in 7 languages on 5 continents.
He is a graduate of Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Chicago, and Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando. Steve has also done doctoral studies in global mission at Fuller Theological Seminary’s School of World Mission. Steve and his wife Becky live in Orlando, Florida, have three adult daughters, two son-in-laws, and three grandchildren (last two not in photo).