Steve Childers

Founding President & CEO

Steve is the founder, President and CEO of Global Church Advancement (GCA) based in Orlando, Florida whose mission is “to establish Kingdom Partnerships to equip leaders to start, grow and multiply Gospel-Centered Churches among all nations”. He is an experienced church planter and pastor who has written church leadership training curriculum and helped train thousands of church leaders from more than 300 denominations representing over 50 countries (7 languages) on 5 continents. He is also a professor of Practical Theology (since 1995) at Reformed Theological Seminary, in Orlando, Florida, where he teaches missions, church planting, evangelism and spiritual formation. He has masters degrees from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Chicago, and a doctorate from Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando. Steve has also done doctoral studies in global mission at Fuller Theological Seminary’s School of World Mission. Steve and his wife Becky live in Orlando, Florida, and have three adult daughters, and one granddaughter.