Steve grew up in Morecambe and studied Medicine at Birmingham University where he became a Christian after hearing David Pawson speak at a University debate. He also met his wife, Lindsey, at University. Steve is a GP in a group practice near Blackpool and a GP trainer, involved in training doctors to become GPs. He and Lindsey have been attending Caton Baptist Church since January 2015 and Steve became a member in June 2015 and a deacon in March 2016. Lindsey and Steve live in Caton with Katie, their delinquent Lurcher dog.