Russell Steel

New Life Baptist Church,
New Life Baptist Church
May 28

About My Family

I am blessed to have a wonderful wife, Karla Jan Steel. We met at Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Mo., back in 1987. We were married in 1989. In March the following year our first daughter, Debbie Steel, was born. In May of 1995 our youngest daughter, Brittany Steel, was born. Since then, Brittany has gotten married to a wonderful man named Jason Haas, whom I had the priviledge of leading to Jesus and baptizing. I also have two grandchildren.

About My Ministry

God called me and my wife to Gladstone, Mo., to start New Life Baptist Church in May 24, 2015. We have been averaging 28–35 every Sunday since our launch date. We have lost families, but we have gained new ones as well. It's been a little difficult since we don't have many children or teenagers, but in due time I do believe God will provide.
In May of 2015 we started in the basement of a bank and since July 4, 2016, we are meeting in a 2,500 square foot storefront. With the help of the North American Mission Board and the Missouri Baptist Convention, we were able to renovate this space and turn it into a nice auditorium. 


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Fund ID: DCA8CA-Steel,Russell