Steve Lennertz is Founder and Pastor of Eagle Ridge Church in Menifee, California. He has a passion for life and for helping others find their purpose. His in-depth teaching from God’s Word equips people to be effective followers of Jesus Christ. In addition to shepherding the flock at Eagle Ridge, Steve serves as a Chaplain for the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. He earned a Bachelors Degree from California Baptist University, a Masters from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Gateway Theological Seminary. Pastor Steve is a native Californian; Married for 39 years, he and his wife enjoy spending time with their family. They have a daughter, two sons, and are especially blessed with eight grandchildren.