New GC Assistant Director – Steve Baney

Join us in welcoming GC’s new Assistant Director, Steve Baney!

Steve Baney was hired part-time in the winter of 2016 as Global Connections’ Assistant Director. Steve graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in 2002 with a Pastoral Ministry degree with a concentration in Computer Science, and from Ashland Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity Degree in 2007. While in graduate school, Steve studied abroad in India and was also inducted as a member of Eta Beta Rho Hebrew culture and language National Honor’s Society. He is currently working toward completion of a Ph. D. in Missiology from Concordia Theological Seminary.

Steve’s interests include watching sci-fi movies, playing guitar, and reading. Steve and his wife, Adrian, were married just one week after college graduation. Together they have two young children (Simon and Sophie), a dog (Lucy), two fish (Tony and Trogdor), a shark (Dustin), and a blue lobster (Patrick). Feel free to contact Steve at