Pastor Stewart became the Senior Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church on January 15, 2017. He and his wife Janice have three children and four grandchildren. Stewart graduated from Columbia Biblical Seminary in 1984 with a Master of Divinity in Theology with an emphasis in North American Ministry. He also worked on his D. Min of the Billy Graham School of Evangelism and Missions of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Stewart and Janice have served as Senior Pastor in four churches, the last being Southside Baptist in Suffolk. Pastor Stewart served there for over 22 years and saw God do many miraculous things. For one year he served as Minister of Education in a multi-cultural church in Portsmouth, VA. He has been involved in church planting, having sponsored three church plants from Southside and served six years on the church planting committee of the board of the SBC of Virginia. Pastor Stewart has a heart to preach and a heart to mentor and encourage other men in the ministry.