Steve Stevens is the son of Vonda Jean Tuttle Stevens and the late Earl P. Stevens. He is a native son of West Virginia. He married the former Karen S. Barnhart of New Freeport, PA on July 16, 1976. This union was blessed with eight children. Steve was baptized by his father at Dewey Avenue church of Christ in St. Marys, WV in January of 1967. He graduated from St. Marys High School, and furthered his education at Ohio Valley College, Parkersburg Community College, Fairmont State College, and various extension schools in the brotherhood.
Steve delivered his first sermon at the age of 9 at the Daybrook church of Christ. He began conducting vacation bible schools and holding gospel meetings in June of 1970. He preached and taught for over 35 congregations in OH, WV, and PA by the time he graduated from high school. He began full time located work at the Norway church of Christ near Fairmont, WV in 1975. He moved to Hundred, WV in March of 1981 where he continues to preach. Steve was one of the eight charter faculty members of the West Virginia School of Preaching when it began in 1994. He currently teaches all the courses in New Testament Greek at the West Virginia School of Preaching.