Steve is the Executive Director of Crosstown Counseling LLC in New York City, where he lives with his wife Abby. Previously, Steve served as the Pastor of Counseling at Park Community Church of Chicago, a biblical counselor in private practice in Washington, DC, and pastor in New York City. He received his BS and MS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, his Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and his Advanced Counseling Certification from the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF). His passions include urban ministry, counseling, writing, his 5-lb. Yorkie Beatrice, Chicago White Sox baseball, Notre Dame football, and anything related to ice cream.