Stephen and JoLynn have led New Life since 1988. Stephen and JoLynn have been married since 1982. They have served churches in various capacities in Stanwood, WA, Juneau, Anchorage and Kenai, AK. Stephen was raised in Alaska and JoLynn in Montana. They have two sons and five grandchildren.
Stephen graduated with a B.A. from Northwest University and with an M.A. from Azusa Pacific University. He currently serves as the Treasurer for the Alaska Ministry Network. Both Stephen and JoLynn are ordained ministers with the General Council of the Assemblies of God.