Steven Garofalo is a dynamic speaker and author of two books: Right For You, But Not For Me, A Response To Moral Relativism and All Roads Don't Lead To Heaven, Discovering God In The New Age. As the President of the Reason for Truth ministry (ReasonForTruth.org), Steven presents powerful and entertaining talks on the truths of the Christian faith, theology/Bible and apologetics with real life application at churches, high schools and college campuses. Steven received his Bachelors of Arts degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Government & Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD in 1988. He went on to earn a Masters in Apologetics with an emphasis in Islamic Studies from Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, NC in May of 2007. Steven was ordained by Christian Family Life Church (part of Christian Family Life ministries) in Charlotte, NC on May 18, 2011.
As a dynamic and engaging communicator Steven appeals to both the heart and mind. He has over 15 years of experience speaking, teaching, and working with churches and students-equipping hundreds of youth, adults and leaders in small group settings, conferences and colleges across the country to defend and advance the Christian faith. Steven taught World Views (World Religions) and Bible Doctrine at the Institute of Biblical Studies at Southern Evangelical Seminary/Church from 2005-2006 and taught Youth University (high school students) at Calvary Church in Charlotte, NC for three and a half years.
Steven has been interviewed on radio and television-including Point of View with Kerby Anderson, the Faith & Liberty Talk Show with Dr. David Garrison, Powers to the People, Doug and Renee Show, Michael Dresser Show, and the Peggy Denny Show. He has appeared on Giving an Answer with Harold Felder on local Charlotte Cable television Channel 21 on the subjects of Ethics, Moral Relativism, Wicca and Witchcraft. Steven was a regular contributor on iTalkUS.Com Radio program with Tony Power for almost four years, and hosts the Reason for Truth Podcast which is released every Tuesday. Other accomplishments include teaching annually at Calvary Church in Charlotte, NC, S.H.A.P.E. Spiritual Giftedness Seminars at McLean Bible Church in the Washington D.C. area, Forest Hill Presbyterian and Charlotte South Fellowship churches in Charlotte, NC.
Steven is a first generation American who grew up in the Washington D.C. area where his father Mauro, who came from Sicily, worked for the Department of the Navy just blocks from the U.S. Capital. Steven relocated to Charlotte, NC in 1999. He is married with three children and currently lives in the Charlotte, NC area. His vision is to change lives thorugh equipping a new generation to advance the truth of God through apologetics and evangelism.