Stephen is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, public-speaker, and poet. He is the founding visionary of The Breath & the Clay creative arts movement and host of the Makers & Mystics podcast. Stephen has written and recorded six albums and contributed music to independent films and commercials as well as the works of recording artists Ricky Skaggs, Jonathan David Helser, John Mark McMillan, and his own cinematic-folk group, Songs of Water.
Stephen travels internationally, performing and conducting workshops and keynotes on creativity and the pursuit of God. He and his wife, Sarah, live in Greensboro, NC, with their two beautiful children, Evangelyn Belle and Isaac Brighton.