• BA, Capital University, Business Administration
  • Grad School, Cleveland State University, Labor Relations & Human Resources
  • MMin, Bethany Divinity College and Seminary, Pastoral Ministry
  • DMin, Andersonville Theological Seminary, Pastoral Leadership
  • PhD, Bethany Divinity College and Seminary, Religion/Counseling



  • Certified Biblical Counselor (Level II), Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC, formerly NANC).
  • Administrative Team Member/Instructor, Good Shepherd Baptist Missions, 1999-2015.
  • Marriage / Men’s Conference Speaker.
  • Adult SS Teacher for 20+ years.
  • General management with Ohio Bell Telephone / Ameritech Corp. (1986-1999).


Present Ministry:

  • General Director of HBM since 1999
  • Assistant Pastor at Columbia Road Baptist Church
  • Biblical Counselor, Restore Biblical Counseling
  • Founder of PureMen Ministry – Teaching Men to be Passionate about Purity


Pastor Steve Williams currently serves as the General Director of Harvest Baptist Missions, as well as an Assistant Pastor of Columbia Road Baptist Church (CRBC) in North Olmsted. Prior to his call to the ministry, Pastor Williams was employed by SBC/Ameritech Corporation in Cleveland, Ohio for 13 years. During that time, the Lord was preparing him for future service by giving him a broad range of managerial responsibilities in areas such as HR, customer service, sales, and project management.

Raised in Westerville, Ohio, Pastor Steve and his wife Kris settled in the Cleveland area following graduation from college. They joined the Columbia Road Baptist Church in 1988 and have been members there ever since. In addition to his ministry at HBM and CRBC, he also serves as the Athletic Director at First Baptist Christian School in Elyria. Pastor Williams resides in North Ridgeville with his wife Kris, and their daughter. Their two adult sons are married, with the oldest serving with the United States Air Force and their second son is in Medical School at The Ohio State University.