Steve Staten has worked with single and multisite churches of 250 to 6,000 members in the UK, Hawaii, California and the Midwest. He consults with risk management and boards of non-for-Profits.
Steve’s early professional life spans nine years in Engineering, where he worked with high energy, sound, radar and computer design. In 1988, Steve and his wife went into ministry full-time, where he acquired over twenty-five years of experience in church leadership, overseeing staff education, pastoring and managing conflict. He has a Master’s degree in Theology from Wheaton College (1997) and a Master’s degree from Lipscomb University’s Institute for Conflict Management (2013). White attending Wheaton College he dug deep into the library archives for researched on the Sinner's Prayer.
Whether it is extreme temperatures, high electrical currents or intense emotions of human drama, Steve believes it is best to “think in systems” and leverage rather than restrain the valuable energy of a conflict. His wife Tricia is an eager participant of ICM’s certification workshops, and they have begun a new full-time mission to “reconnect conflicted groups and individuals by transforming their conflicts into desirable and robust outcomes.”