Steve Wagers is a native of Whitesburg, KY. He was saved August 10, 1985, as a college freshmen, and answered the call of God upon his life to preach one year later, in October 1986.Steve began full-time Christian service as an associate pastor/minister of music in Chilhowie, VA. He entered the pastorate in 1994, and has pastored churches in Virginia, South Carolina and Florida. In August 2009, the Lord led Steve to start New Beginnings Baptist Church of Jacksonville, where he currently serves as founder/senior pastor. New Beginnings Baptist Church is a thriving, exciting, and mission-minded congregation built upon lively worship and expository preaching. Pastor Wagers is a regular speaker in revivals and Bible conferences. He is a 1990 graduate of Butler University. He and his wife Kim were married in 1994, and have one son(Noah).