For over 31 years, Steve Mays has been the Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel South Bay in Gardena, CA. Steve came to the Lord in 1970 when he attended Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa and became part of the revival that swept through Southern California during that period. Taken quite literally from the gutter by the miraculous workings of the Lord, he was brought up in the faith under the instruction of Pastor Chuck Smith, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa and the founder of the Calvary Chapel movement. Steve Mays has become a well-known conference speaker and has a national radio broadcast, "Light of the Word" which is heard on more than 60 radio stations throughout the country. With the growth of the internet, Pastor Steve has listeners in over 53 countries abroad. Pastor Steve is a graduate of Azusa Pacific University and holds a master's degree in Theology and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree in recognition of his ministry at CCSB.