Stephen and Kaye have been married since June of 2002. They have two boys, Silas and Ollie. Stephen has been in vocational ministry since 2002. He served as Student Pastor at Longview Point Baptist Church in Hernando, MS from 2002-2007. In May of 2007 Stephen earned a Master of Divinity degree from Mid America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, TN. Stephen and Kaye then moved overseas to Kampala, Uganda where they served as church planters with the International Mission Board. They completed their two-year term in October of 2009. In 2010 Stephen assumed the role of Missions Pastor, again in Hernando, MS at Longview Point. He served in that role until January of 2014 when he accepted the call to be the Pastor of Connection Church in Belle Fourche, SD. In October of 2016 he became one of two church based church planting catalysts for the Dakota Baptist Convention.