Steve is greatly gifted and experienced in conducting funerals. He has conducted over 1300 funerals and continues to provide specialised counselling for those walking through their individualised grief journey.
In 2016 Steve was awarded the prestigious recognition from the Association for Death Education and Counselling (USA) as a ‘Fellow of Thanatology' - An expert in the scientific study of death and the losses brought about as a result.
Steve has been an ordained minister since 1995. His pastoral positions included Youth, Music, Missions, Senior Minister and National Executive. He holds a Master’s Degree from the Sydney College of Divinity majoring in theology and leadership.
Steve is proven in his ability to work cross-culturally, multi-faith and age and gender diversity. He is an inspiring speaker using technology and great humour to tackle sensitive and important topics. Steve has spoken in the United Kingdom, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, India, Singapore, Malaysia, South Africa, Vanuatu & throughout Australia.
Steve lives with a drive and commitment for loving life that is contagious. He has been married for over 24 years to Naomi and together they have 3 daughters.