About the Pettits
Evangelist Steve Pettit is widely known as a strong Bible preacher, emphasizing revival and evangelism. He has conducted hundreds of evangelistic campaigns throughout the United States and numerous foreign countries since 1985. Having worked with teenagers for nearly 30 years, he has spent his summers preaching in fundamental youth camps across America. From 1982 to 2002, he served as the camp evangelist of Northland Camp and Conference Center . From 2002 to 2011, he served as the director of the camp. Steve now is the national director of Cross Impact, a local church organization reaching college campuses.
Steve is a native of Columbia, SC, and was converted to Christ at the age of nineteen while a freshman at The Citadel, the military college of SC. He surrendered to the call to preach, and upon his graduation in 1978, he enrolled at Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC, where he received a masters degree in pastoral studies in 1980. After serving as the youth pastor at First Baptist Church, Bridgeport, MI, for five years, Steve, along with his family began traveling as an evangelist. In 1997 he received honorary doctorates from Bob Jones University, Northland Baptist Bible College, and Ambassador Baptist Bible College. In 1980 he married his lovely wife, Terry, and the have three adult children: Rebecca, Rachel, Stephen, and one teenage son, Michael.
The meetings are geared for the entire family and beautiful music is provided each evening by his team.