Steve Rice is the Team Leader of the Church Consulting & Revitalization Team at the Kentucky Baptist Convention. Before coming to the Kentucky Baptist Convention, he served as Senior Pastor of four Kentucky Baptist churches. Steve is a graduate of Morehead State University (B.A.), Luther Rice Seminary (M.Div.), and Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (D.Min.). Steve is married to Laura Thornton Rice. They have three children: Matthew, Lauren, and Andrew. They have recently been blessed with two grandsons, Jack Walker and Clark David McQueary. Steve has a passion for the local church and has led the churches he pastored to experience significant levels of revitalization. Steve runs almost every day and has completed marathons and ultra-marathons. He recently qualified to run the 2020 historic Boston Marathon.