Stephen grew up in Suffolk, Virginia, and loves the outdoors. Stephen married his wife, Savannah, in 2011 and they have two children, Annabelle and Bear. The family enjoys hiking, camping, and traveling together.
Stephen attended Liberty University to receive his Bachelor of Arts in religion and a Masters in Theology. He is currently enrolled in New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Stephen was a Youth Minister and Associate Pastor from 2011-2017 in Monroe, VA. After this, he felt led to serve on the mission field in Israel. Based in Nazareth, Stephen and his family worked through a local Arab church and ministered to Arab people in Israel. Stephen also hosted a hiking ministry in which participants could share the Gospel in small towns in the Galilee while walking the footsteps of Jesus.
Now, Stephen works with Calvary Baptist Church in Staunton to minister to the youth and their families. His passions are discipleship and outreach, and he hopes to be part of the growth of a new generation of believers into a world desperate for the Good News.