A native from Queens, NY, Stephen is a die-hard New Yorker. After graduating from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Psychology, Stephen earned his Master of Divinity degree at Alliance Theological Seminary. Stephen and his wife, Cara, have been married for two years and have a newborn daughter, Jael. They have been on staff at CityVine since its launch in September 2009 and have since been committed to the spiritual, cultural, and social renewal of NYC. Outside of pastoral ministry, Stephen is passionate about his family, cars, and seeing the Michigan Wolverines win in anything.