Steve has taught at these institutions:

United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs
English Instructor teaching freshman composition and sophomore literature.

Denver Seminary
Adjunct instructor teaching youth ministry evangelism and discipleship class.

Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs
Adjunct English Instructor teaching freshman composition in classroom and hybrid (classroom and online) formats, including class held at Peterson Air Force Base

Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California
Created “Theology and Popular Culture” course and taught course in 10 cities in both standard and intensive formats

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego
Visiting Professor in Journalism

Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
Graduate Teaching Assistant, freshman composition

Wilmington College, Wilmington, Ohio
Assistant Adjunct Professor of English teaching in “Project Talents” program at nearby Lebanon Correctional Institution.

Steve also taught in Ohio public schools (high school, junior high and vocational)

Steve has spoken in classes, presented workshops and seminars, and led weekend retreats for organizations such as:
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Point Loma Nazarene University
Religion Newswriters Association
Little Portion Retreat Center, Arkansas
Christian Management Association
Sisters of St. Francis, Mount St. Francis
Evangelical Press Association
Catholic Press Association
Rocky Mountain Book Festival

M.A., Church history, Denver Seminary, 1996 (Concentrations: evangelicalism, monasticism);
M. A., English, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, 1984;
B. S., Education (Honors student), Wright State University, 1979.


Lois and Steve lead tours of Ireland based on their books:
• Celtic Journeys: A Traveler’s Guide to Ireland’s Spiritual Legacy (Citadel);
• In the House of Memory: Ancient Celtic Wisdom for Everyday Life (Dutton).

Please contact us if you would like to receive information about our tours.

In our many visits to Ireland, we’ve never yet kissed the Blarney Stone. That’s because we’ve been busy seeking out other, more interesting places, many of which are featured in our books on Ireland and Celtic spirituality.

Now, we would like to share our love of Ireland with you through our 14-day “Soul Friends” tour. Together, our group will journey through Ireland’s rich cultural and historic legacy.

If you are moved by spirituality, history, culture, literature, music, the sheer physical beauty of a place, or a fresh pint of Guinness, you will find all this and more on our upcoming Ireland tour. With our group size capped at 20 travelers, we will experience some of the most impressive and awesome sites that have made Ireland what it is and allowed it to shape world history.

Our tour is based around the Celtic concept of Soul Friends (“Anam Cara” in Gaelic). Summarized in an Irish proverb, the concept is: “Two shorten the road.” We will enjoy the amazing Emerald Isle together, and share our experiences as we travel.


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