Steve & Jane have been married for over 34 years and have three grown children, Abigail (husband, Quintin Eason), Elizabeth (husband, Nathan Ford) and Jessica. Jane & Steve have also been blessed with six grandchildren. They are dedicated to the institution of marriage, multi-generational family development and local multi-generational family church development. They are conference speakers on topics relating to core marriage, multi-generational family & leadership values.
Pastor Steve has been serving as Founder & leader of the Institute Of Ministry (IOM America) and the IOM E-Community for the past 11 years. Steve is also the co-founder of the Men Mapping Outreach Ministries. A small outreach ministry dedicated to equipping men to be protectors of women, children, community and nation.
Steve has authored multiple books/teaching series Read More and has published over 150 on-line articles assisting others in spiritual growth. Even though Steve does NOT put much stock in these degrees, he holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology, Masters in Counseling Psychology and a Doctorate in Ministry and holds the status of Doctorial Candidate at Oxford Graduate School in Doctor of Philosophy.
God used mentoring relationships such as; Carl VerSteeg (father in-law), Loren Sanny (Navigators), Dr. Robert McGee (Author – Search for Significance), David Ritzenthaler (Victorious Christian Living Int.), John Lind (Presidential Prayer Team), Dr. Charles Solomon (Grace Fellowship Int.) his spiritual father of 35 years, whom he calls "Dad," and others devoted to the message of Truth."
Due to a life-long passion of desiring to start a Family Integrated fellowship, he, his wife and several supervising mentors, are beggining the processes of a church plant.