Founder of Provident Ministries, Pastor of Christ Chapel Church
Stephen Sumrall is the founder and president of Provident Ministries, Feeding the Nations and the Senior Pastor of Christ Chapel Church. He has achieved national and international recognition as a humanitarian, leader, and pastor. Stephen attended Elim Bible Institute in Lima, New York and graduated from Trinity College in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Stephen holds an honorary Doctor of Divinity from Indiana Christian University.
Pastor Sumrall has traveled and ministered to 47 nations around the world. He has taken relief to the hungry and hurting in over 60 nations and has met with many heads of state. Stephen has been in ministry for 43 years and has worked in Christian broadcasting hosting a daily television program.
Pastor Steve is a family man who understands the importance of ministering to the needs of the whole person: body, soul, and spirit. Steve and his wife Diane were married in 1978 and have five children and six grandchildren. He loves being a father and grandfather and has a balanced approach to ministry with an emphasis on steadfast faith in a rapidly changing world. Pastor Steve is aware of the significant challenges facing families today and he addresses those needs with answers based on Biblical truth.