Steve Sumerel, D.Min., is the Associate Pastor of Adult Learning and Spiritual Formation at First Baptist Church, Greensboro, NC. Prior to this Steve was the Executive Director of the Council on Christian Life and Public Affairs of the Baptist State Convention of NC. Dr. Sumerel earned a BA from NC State University, a M.Div. for Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, a MA from Wake Forest University, and a Doctor of Ministry from the Campbell University Divinity School. He lives in Cary, NC with his wife, Marie. They have a grown son, John Luke, who lives and works in Wake County. Steve and Marie enjoy hiking, biking, and just about any other reason to be in our states beautiful mountains.