Steve Michiels began ministry in 1979 as the youth pastor of Northshore Baptist Church under the mentorship of Pastor Jan Hettinga. He served in that capacity for over 18 years, then took on the Family Ministries role for the next 6 years. In November of 2004 Steve transitioned from those roles at Northshore to become the Senior Pastor at Northview Community Church, a daughter church of Northshore. Steve graduated from Seattle Pacific University with a double major in Religion and Communication. He was married in 1994 to his wife Pam and they have four children.