Meet the Pastor

Pastor Steve Johns

Steve accepted Jesus Christ as his Saviour in 1982 and attended Arlington Bible College in Baltimore, Maryland from 1998 until 2000 where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies. He then attended Maranatha Baptist Bible College where he earned a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Studies.

Steve worked at the Northland Camp and Conference Center for over three years. At Northland, Steve served in many areas, including Publications, Promotions, Personnel Manager, and Supervisor of Counselors.

While at Northland, Steve became burdened for local church ministry and served as the Assistant Pastor at Long Lake Community Bible Church in Long Lake, Wisconsin, in January of 2005 and served there until August of 2006. In September of 2006, he became an assistant pastor at Kennerly Road Baptist Church. He became Primary Preaching and Teaching Elder in June 2012.

Steve is passionate about the study and application of the Bible in people’s lives both in the counseling setting and in the public proclamation of the Bible through preaching. He takes as his theme ministry passage the directives of Jesus to Peter that to manifest love for Christ is to feed the sheep (John 21:15-17).

Steve married Beth Ann (Fetterolf) in 2004 and the Lord has blessed them with three children, Ian (9), Hailey (7), and Aaron (5)