Steve graduated from Florida State University in 1975 after serving four years in the Marines. From 1975-1978 Steve served as Youth Director here at First Pres in North Palm Beach and then attended Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary for three years.
Steve returned to Tallahassee to become Area Director for Young Life where he served for twelve years. Steve was a youth minister at Killearn Methodist Church for twelve year and was a teacher and consultant for Youth Ministry Resources, Inc. in the North Florida area. Then he worked for five years in a ministry that repaired homes for low income families in Tallahassee.
Steve and his wife, Margie, have two grown children, Robbie (married to Brook) and Amanda (married to Colin) and four grandchildren. Steve and Margie moved to North Palm Beach where Steve began serving as Pastor of Visitation since September, 2011.