Pastor Steve King has served as the Senior Pastor at Cherrydale since October 2, 1983. Now in his third decade of preaching, counseling, and leading the Cherrydale church family, Steve has a passion to make disciples who love God and people above all else. He leads the Band of Brothers pastors’ fellowship in Arlington, has served on the board of Pioneers International for 26 years, and is part of the leadership team of One Heart DC.

Steve holds degrees from the University of Georgia (BBA) and Western Seminary (MDiv). He has been married to his sweetheart Mae Belle for 44 years and they have two sons, Caleb and Joshua (married to Naomi), and their granddaughter Elise.

Where were you born?
Macon, Georgia

Fishing, Bike riding, hiking, hunting, home repairs, reading

Favorite Food

Favorite Books
The Reason for God (Tim Keller)
Knowing God (J.I. Packer)
God is the Gospel (John Piper)

Favorite Authors
Tim Keller, John Piper, C.S. Lewis, Philip Yancey

Favorite Flavor of Ice Cream

Funniest and/or fondest childhood memory
Leading six kids through an underground sewage/drainage pipe and getting stuck with dogs in my face.

Favorite Scripture Verse
2 Corinthians 3:18: “But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.”

Trademark saying
“I am glad you asked!”

If I had a different job I would be . . .
Home remodeler and world traveler to minister to missionaries.

Nobody knows that I still . . .
work on my six pack (stomach not beer!)