About Steve

Steve is the founder and president of Pathway Learning  (formerly Global Church Advancement) with the mission to provide education pathways for under-served church leaders to start, grow, and multiply gospel-centered churches among all nations.

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 has been a resident professor of practical theology for 22 years at Reformed Theological Seminary, in Orlando, Florida, teaching courses in missions, church planting, church renewal, evangelism, spiritual formation (discipleship), and leadership.

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 and three grandchildren (last two not in photo).