About the Course
This class will focus on the scarlet thread of atonement that binds together both the Old and New Testaments. The focus will be upon seeing Jesus as the recurring theme of redemption and God's great plan for mankind.
Dr. Steve Pope
Pastor Steve Pope is the Senior Pastor of Centerpoint Church in Simi Valley, California. In 2021 Pastor Steve celebrated his 29th year at Centerpoint Church and his 34th year in full-time ministry. Pastor Steve grew up and attended school in Salinas, California. He accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at the age of 16 and committed his life to full time ministry shortly thereafter. Pastor Steve earned a B.A. in religion and minor in discipleship from California Baptist University. He holds both the Master of Divinity and the Doctor of Ministry degrees from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary.
Steve married his college sweetheart Joyce after they both earned degrees at California Baptist University. This year they celebrate 38 years of marriage and ministry partnership. Together they have three adult daughters, each of whom has graduated from California Baptist University. Pastor Steve’s is unashamed of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. His passion is to see Jesus’ church “well shepherded" and to mentor young leaders to lead the next generation of local church ministry.