Steve Arterburn is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministries, the nation’s largest faith-based broadcast, counseling and treatment ministry. He is the host of the #1 nationally syndicated Christian counseling talk show “New Life Live,” a daily radio program heard on over 200 radio stations nationwide in addition to XM and Sirius Satellite radio and is now seen on television on the Family Net and NRB network. Steve is also the founder of the Women of Faith conferences attended by over 4,000,000 people. In addition, serves as a teaching pastor at Heartland Church in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Steve is a nationally known public speaker and has been featured in national media venues such as Oprah, Inside Edition, Good Morning America, CNN Live, The New York Times, USA Today, US News & World Report, ABC World News Tonight, and ironically in GQ magazine and Rolling Stone magazine. In August 2000, Steve was inducted into the National Speakers Association’s Hall of Fame.
Steve is a best selling author of books such as Every Man’s Battle, Toxic Faith and his latest books, The 7-Minute Marriage Solution, The Book of Life Recovery and Is This The One. With over 8,000,000 books in print he has been writing about God’s transformational truth since 1984. He has been nominated for numerous writing awards and won three Gold Medallions for writing excellence. Along with Dave Stoop, he edited and produced The Life Recovery Bible.
Steve has degrees from Baylor University and The University of North Texas as well as two honorary doctorate degrees. He is currently completing his doctoral studies in Christian Counseling.
His speaking topics address issues common to leaders and adult men and women, including "Every Man's Battle," "Lose it For Life," "Every Heart Restored," and "Healing is a Choice." Steve’s ministry endeavors focus on identifying and compassionately responding to the needs of those seeking healing and restoration through God’s truth.
Steve resides with his family in Fishers, Indiana.