Pastor Steve came to Christ at the age of 11. He graduated from Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in 1979 with a B.A. in theology as the Valedictorian of his class. He joined our church in 1978, came on staff, full-time in 1980, was ordained as an Elder in 1982, and became the primary preaching Pastor in 1989. He has been married to his wife, Becky, for 29 years. They have four children, Ben (21) and Stephanie (18) both of whom both attend Biola University, and the kids still at home, Jon (16) and Jessica (13). Pastor Steve's primary focus is the preaching ministry of the church, pastoral oversight, and the administration of the church's day to day business affairs. Pastor Steve generally preaches morning and evening at SGBC.