Steven Furtick is the founder and lead pastor of Elevation Church, based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Elevation Church is a multi-site church meeting in several locations in Charlotte, NC, one location in the Raleigh-Durham area, one location in the Roanoke, VA area, and one location in the Greater Toronto, Canada area. The church has been named one of the Fastest Growing Churches in America by Outreach Magazine for each of the past six years.

Pastor Steven has been privileged to minister to a global audience, speaking at conferences and churches around the world including Catalyst Conference, Hillsong Conference, and the Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit. He is New York Times® Best Selling author of Crash the Chatterbox, Greater, and Sun Stand Still.

Pastor Steven holds the Master of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Holly live in the Charlotte area with their two sons, Elijah and Graham, and daughter, Abbey.