As pastor of Trace Ridge Church, Steve’s passion is to reflect God’s love in Ridgeland and Central Mississippi through the saving grace of Jesus. Steve and his wife, Christy, are parents to three and have lived in Mississippi for most of their lives. After being saved as a young teenager in the back of a church bus, Steve felt God’s call on his life as a college student.
Steve has a Bachelor of Arts from Mississippi College (1983), Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (1987), Masters in Marriage and Family Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary (2015) and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary (2000). Steve has been serving at Trace Ridge since 2010.