STEVEN T. HARNESS, PhD
Steve joined our staff as Senior Pastor July 1, 2013, having served for 13 years as the founding pastor of The Crossroads Church in New Port Richey, Florida. After finishing his undergraduate degree in Bible at Ouachita Baptist University (1993), Arkadelphia, Arkansas, Steve continued his seminary education in Fort Worth, Texas. He completed a Doctor of Philosophy degree with a concentration in Evangelism in December, 2000, at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Steve's passion is to assist people in understanding the life-changing truths of the Bible. He teaches systematically through the Bible with an emphasis on contemporary life application.
In 2008, Steve married Jennifer, the love of his life. They have been blessed with four children, Hope Delaney, Jacob Asher, Kara Grace, and Cal Steven.