Steve is a father of seven, 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 men, and coaching his sons and daughters to love Jesus and enjoy life. He loves reading history, theology and poetry.
Steve and Liz met smuggling Bibles into China, had their first date in Hong Kong, fell in love in Los Angeles, and were married in Tokyo. They have been married for over thirty 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. The Road was planted in 2014 after 40 days of fasting and prayer.
Steve has authored two books, The God-Wild Marriage and Worshipper Warrior, 21-Day Journey into the Dangerous Life of David.
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.