Pastor Teacher, The Road
Steve is a father of seven, a husband of one, and the founder and Pastor Teacher of The Road. He loves the outdoors in Colorado: hunting, fly fishing, taking prayer walks, hanging out around a roaring fire with some men, and coaching his son’s and daughters to love Jesus and enjoy life. He loves reading history, theology, and poetry. Steve has written a book on marriage, The God Wild Marriage.
Steve and Liz met in China smuggling Bibles, had their first date in Hong Kong, fell in love in Los Angeles, and were married in Tokyo. They have been married for twenty-nine years. Before starting The Road, Steve and Liz were missionaries in Japan for ten years, and came to Colorado Springs in 1994 to plant Mountain Springs Church. Steve resigned from MSC in 2014 and after forty nights of prayer, planted The Road, with a fresh vision and emphasis on building wholehearted disciples. (See also Our Story, Road Vision, and Road Values)
Steve has a Doctorate of Divinity (honoris causa) from Master’s Seminary and a Master of Arts in Missiology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is a graduate of University of Georgia where he was a scholar athlete in gymnastics.