Steve Norman

Steve Norman is a pastor, award-winning author, speaker and coach who loves to communicate the truth of God’s Word as well as give practical life applications that can help individuals, couples and families succeed in their roles as well as find their purpose and calling.

Steve is a gifted speaker who has spent the last 25 years serving local churches in the Detroit and Grand Rapids areas as church planter, teaching pastor and lead pastor. He also created and hosted the Bad Soccer Dad Podcast, a resource he designed to help parents and kids explore the intersection of faith, character and the wild world of youth sports.   

Steve uses humor, storytelling, practical illustrations and his own personal experiences to communicate his messages. Audiences will walk away with specific concepts and ideas that they can apply in their life which will help them grow in their faith as well as in their marriage and family.   

As an award-winning author, Steve has written articles for Christianity Today, Preaching Today and the Covenant Companion. He is also the author of the recently released book, The Preacher as Sermon: How Who You Are Shapes What They Hear. He holds a Doctorate of Missiology from Fuller Seminary and is passionate about helping individuals, families, churches and businesses take the next step in their growth and development.   

Steve and his wife, Kelly, have been married for twenty years and reside in West Michigan with their son, three daughters and their Berne doodle, Chewie.  

Speaking Topics

Steve can speak on the following topics or one custom designed for your event:

  • Leadership Development
  • Organizational Culture and Development 
  • Culture and Faith 
  • Spiritual Development 
  • Purpose and Calling
  • And anything that involves marriage, family and the Word of God! 

Upcoming Events

What People Are Saying About Steve

“ I have had the privilege of listening to Steve Norman teach and preach many times.  I have always found him to be real, engaging, practical, challenging, and true to Scripture.  I would unreservedly recommend Steve as a speaker in almost any setting.  You will be blessed by his ministry.

~ Jack

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