Pastor Steve Lain was saved at the age of 10 when his grandmother lead him to the Lord. In 1993 at youth camp, he surrendered to serve the Lord in full-time ministry. Pastor Lain attended Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College / Heartland Baptist Bible College where he met and married Heide Huddlestun in December of 1996. In May of 1999, the Lains graduated from Bible College and moved back to Stockton, CA. to minister in their home church, Stockton Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor Steve Kihlthau.
In May of 2002, Pastor Lain was ordained into the gospel ministry by his home church, Stockton Baptist Church. He was sent out to minister in Gateway Baptist Church under Pastor Jim Winkler. Upon Pastor Winkler’s retirement in 2004, Gateway Baptist Church called Steve Lain to be their pastor.
Pastor Lain is a man with a God-given vision to reach the Quad-City area with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Our pastor preaches the Word of God without compromise. He loves God and His people. Pastor Lain is a man full of compassion and truly is a man of God!
Pastor Steve and Heide Lain have five children who all help serve in the ministry.