Pastor Steve grew up cheering for the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Minnesota Vikings! He is a native Iowan who went to Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD, where he was a History major and then on to Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN, where he studied to be a Pastor. Steve moved out to Scottsdale with his family to become the Pastor of New Covenant Lutheran Church. He loves reading, cooking, traveling, and working out. He is married to Patti and they have three children: Meredith, Katelyn, and Peter.