Pastor Steve is excited to serve God and minister to the people of Messiah Lutheran Church and the surrounding community. He's passionate about following Jesus and helping others find their place in God's greater story. Raised in the Chicago suburbs, Steve is a graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. He and his wife, Andrea, were married in August of 2012 at Messiah, and he has served churches in Illinois, North Carolina, and Silver Spring, MD. In his spare time, Pastor Steve enjoys cooking, woodworking, and pretending that he is a runner.