Steve Bell graduated Moody Bible Institute, Wheaton College and Wheaton Graduate School; he was ordained in1973 and served nine years at Boca Raton Community Church in Florida. Steve was heard on The Chapel of the Air and the daily radio feature National Concert of Prayer. He currently serves with Willow Creek Association as Executive Vice President.

A popular speaker here in North America, Steve also has an interest in international ministry, having led short-term mission trips, conferences and training events in more than 40 countries. He’s authored books including Two are Better Than One; Real Survivors: Finding Hope and Courage in Times of Crisis; Made to Be Loved: Enjoying Spiritual Intimacy with God and Your Spouse and Faith-Shaped Kids: Helping Your Child Grow Spiritually the last three written with his wife, Valerie. Steve serves on the Board of Directors of the Legacy Coalition!

Steve has 5 grandchildren. They call him Gaago.