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Steve Carter

Lead Pastor, Preaching Institute

Steve Carter, Lead Pastor | Preaching Institute

Steve Carter is the Lead pastor at Forest City Church in Elgin, IL. He is also a speaker, author, podcast host, sports enthusiast, and the former lead teaching pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in Chicago.Steve’s passion is to bring Jesus into everything he does. A gifted teacher, Steve spends his days crafting sermons, messages, blog posts, and books to encourage people in their walk with Christ. He describes his work as humbling and vulnerable—a soul-baring process that keeps him dependent, expectant, and grounded in Christ.