Pastor Steve is the lead pastor of Calvary Church. His heart is to empower and equip people of all ages to minister to the world around them, while leading them to become fully devoted followers of Christ. Pastors Steve and Susan have a strong love for God and His people and are passionate about investing into the next generation of leaders.
After touring the United States and Mexico with a Christian theatre company based out of Cleveland, Tennessee; followed by years as a succesful business owner and graphic designer, he felt the call to full time ministry. He graduated in 1991 with a Bible Major from A.S.K. Bible Training College with Minors in Ministerial Studies, Evangelism, Christian Counseling, and Biblical Studies. With more than three decades of church ministry, itinerant speaking, and church planting, Pastor Steve is also a dynamic speaker, teacher, and encourager with a unique ability to effectively communicate the gospel through humorous stories and strong biblical teaching.
Having lived and served in full-time ministry in Halifax, Toronto, and eventually settling in Vancouver; he has developed a deep love for the nation and people of Canada - "the true north strong and free". Beyond the nation, he and his wife Susan share a passion for world missions and continue to minister around the world together while partnering with their IPHC World Missions family.
Steve and Susan are also the proud parents of two grown sons. Preacher, traveller, graphic designer and ministry coach; he is a lover of laughter, all things graffiti, Mickey Mouse and time spent with his amazing family.