Steve Holder was born and raised in the northeastern corner of the great state of Tennessee. He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America. His first job was washing dishes in a small hometown restaurant called The Dutch Maid. He was paid 75 cents per hour. He later moved up in the world to Bob’s Car Wash and received a huge wage of $1 per hour.
He is also a veteran who served in the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army. He volunteered soon after turning 18 years of age, and went through basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky and later transferred to Fort Campbell, which is on the border of Tennessee and Kentucky.
Steve was ordained as a minister many years ago, and has a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Spirit of Truth Institute. He has done a lot with his ministry training over the years, including facilitating a Bible Study in a prison near his hometown, and writing an extensive Bible Correspondence Course with students all over the USA.
He has preached and taught at various churches over the years, and created websites to display his articles and announcements of ministry activities. He once published a monthly newsletter called The Anointed Lamb for his ministry that went by the name of Think God Ministries.
Earlier this year Steve was officially confirmed into the Roman Catholic Church. He is a member in good standing at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish in Erwin, Tennessee.
He is an accomplished writer with two pieces of fiction and six non-fiction titles to his credit. His most popular book is actually his autobiography called No One Walks Alone, where he chronicles his issues with depression, anxiety, and addiction. He resides in east Tennessee where he spends his time writing, marketing his work on social media, running for U.S. Congress, and attending Bible studies.
He is a Freemason, and a Knight Templar, and he was awarded Mason of the Year 2018 at his home lodge. He is also a member of Knights of Columbus.