Steve Mickel grew up a Pastor’s kid in Oregon. After graduating from Life Pacific College in 1994, where he met and married his wife of 20 years, he and Suzanne went back to Oregon to plant the Foursquare church in Sisters. In 2001, the Mickel family went to Croatia and served as Missionaries until being called back to Oregon where Steve served as the Executive Pastor of Expansion at Westside Church in Bend, Oregon. In October 2013 Steve became Lead Pastor of Westside Church. Steve and Suzanne have four sons, age 18, 17, 14, and 9.