Stephen became youth minister at Tiburon in October 2011. His passion is to make disciples of Jesus Christ locally, nationally, and internationally. He hopes to see the youth of Tiburon grow into disciples who know Christ, love Christ, and share Christ on a daily basis. Since moving to Marin in 2010, Stephen’s heart has been broken for the young people of the area. He sees a drastic need for relevant, relational ministry to the middle school and high school students of Marin. He believes God has huge things in store for this generation and can’t wait to see Him use them to reach the world for Christ.
Before serving at Tiburon, Stephen and his wife, Laura, served as interns to college students at San Francisco Mandarin Baptist Church. Newly married in July 2010, Stephen and Laura moved to California from Mississippi to attend seminary at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. Stephen has served as a youth minister for 2 years in Mississippi while a student at the University of Mississippi. Stephen was highly involved in the Baptist Student Union in Mississippi serving as a summer missionary, a freshmen group-leader, a summer mission’s recruiter, and president during his senior year. God has grown his heart for missions while serving as a domestic and international missionary to Alaska, China, Turkey and Slovakia in the past few years.
Stephen is a student at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in pursuit of a Master of Divinity and hopes to pursue a PhD following graduation.