Dr. Steve Carpenter


Serves as Resident Faculty in Kansas City, Missouri

  • B.A. from John Brown University with highest honors
  • Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, with honors, under Dr. Bruce Waltke
  • D.Min. from Knox Theological Seminary

Steve currently serves as Executive Director of Word and Spirit Ministries, an international ministry based in Kansas City, Missouri, that trains and equips pastors and teachers. During his fourteen years at Word and Spirit, he has travelled extensively, speaking at conferences both in the United States and overseas.

Steve is also Assistant Pastor at Grace Family Fellowship. He has served as Visiting Lecturer in Biblical Theology and Old Testament and as Adjunct Professor in the distance education program at Knox Theological Seminary. Through thirty-five years of ministry, he has served as a pastor, college professor, counselor, and conference speaker, and has written three books with Dr. Warren Gage, including A Literary Guide to the Synoptic Gospels and Acts and A Teacher’s Guide to Joseph and Judah. Steve is married and has three children.