For over 25 years, Steve Farris has given his life to loving on people in
both ministry and educational settings. Steve spent over 20 years
Student Pastor and Teaching Pastor including Cross Church in local
churches across the United States including Cross Church in Springdale,
Arkansas, Saddleback Community Church in Lake Forest, California and
Cross Timbers Community Church in Argyle, Texas.
He’s a graduate of University of North Texas where he earned a
Bachelor of Arts in History. After two decades in local churches, Steve
made the jump to full-time teaching and coaching in the spring of 2009.
During his first two years as Athletic Director and Head Football Coach
at Harvest Christian Academy in Fort Worth, Texas, his teams made
back-to-back state playoff appearances for the first time in school
history, including reaching the state quarterfinals in 2011.
In 2013, Steve felt God’s call to start a new church in Colorado Springs,
Colorado. The Bridge Fellowship has been recognized as one of the
fastest growing church plants in the state of Colorado.
He now serves as the Campus Pastor at BattleCreek Church in Tulsa,
Steve has been married to his wife Michelle for 28 years and they have
two daughters, Kayleigh (25) and Allyson (20).