Steve's church

Grace Community Church
Plano, Texas 75024

About Steve
  • Education: Steve received his Masters at Dallas Theological Seminary (MACE, 2000), with a concentration in Family Life Ministry, and his Bachelors in Biblical Studies at Piedmont Bible College (BA, 1992).
  • Experience: Steve has been full time in ministry since 1990, and in addition to service at Grace, he teaches in the College of Adult Education at Dallas Baptist University ( as an adjunct professor.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: The messages sound so much better in person. Really. I’m not kidding.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: The sermon that made the most difference in my life is the one I have to preach next weekend!
  • One of my favorite illustrations: Tony Evans’ classic, "Because you are with me" illustration.
  • Family: Steve ( is married to Angela (, and is father to four children: Flora, Carmen, David, and Stephanie.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: My biggest fans!
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She listens, takes notes, and actually transcribes my sermons from the CD. How cool is that?
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: When you’re done, sit down.
  • Books that have had an impact: Courageous Leadership by Bill Hybels - Inspired me to lead! The Christian Secret of a Happy Life by Henrietta Mears - Inspired me to live! Savannah Highway Abiding by Glenn Lucas - Inspired me to write!
  • Hobbies: Swimming, camping, computers and all things family.
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  • Without A Net

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2005
    based on 34 ratings

    Faith is best understood in the context of attempting great things for God.

    I am really excited to be starting a brand new series. It is called, "Stepping Out in Faith." What you read just a moment ago were some quotes from our founding fathers. And what we see in their lives is that they were men of faith. They were believers, by and large. Not everyone, and not everyone more

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  • Never Mourn Over Unbelief As If It Were Only A ...

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2005
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    Never mourn over unbelief as if it were only a weakness which you cannot help. As God’s child, how ever weak you may be, you have the power to believe for the Spirit of God is in you. You have only to keep in mind this: No one apprehends anything before that he has the power to believe. He must more

  • I Want You To Imagine A Couple Sitting In A ...

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    I want you to imagine a couple sitting in a coffee shop. And you are one table over. Have you ever done this? You just kind of eavesdrop. You know, those coffee shops are small enough; you can hear almost every conversation in the room. You know, just have your laptop open so they don’t know you more