Steve Scheibner

STEVE SCHEIBNER, upon graduation from college with a B.S. in Economics, joined the U.S. Navy and was commissioned and trained as a pilot in 1983-84. He married his college sweetheart Megan and they began a life together that has included eight children and fifteen moves. Steve was deployed three times in four years, flying the P3 Orion. He left active duty in 1991 and was hired by American Airlines. During the late 90’s, Steve started his graduate education at Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary and was awarded a Master of Arts in Theological Studies and a Master of Arts in Christian Ministries. He earned his Doctor of Ministry degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. His dissertation topic was about the role of parents in the character development of children. In July of 2000, Steve, Megan, and the family, moved to Maine where Steve founded Cornerstone Baptist Church. Steve has remained active in the Navy Reserve, and in 2001, Steve was asked to design and teach a course in Navy Core Values. The course has found broad acceptance and Steve is a highly sought after trainer and motivational speaker. More than 10,000 service members have attended his Core Values seminars, since its inception in early 2002. Steve and Megan are instrumental in the lives of young parents. They have developed a parenting course entitled Parenting Matters; The Nine Practices of The Proactive Parent. They travel extensively, teaching weekend parenting seminars. He is also the author of several books and studies. Steve and Megan enjoy opening their home to young people and you will usually find a crowd at the Scheibner’s house. In his spare time, he sleeps, watches the Red Sox, and drives his children to sports practice, all while attending weekly meetings of Overachievers Anonymous. Steve is currently a First Officer for American Airlines and a retired Commander from the United States Navy. He recently retired as Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church to become the President of Characterhealth Corporation, a nonprofit conference ministry aimed at equipping parents to train the next generation of character-healthy leaders.