Steve Bundy serves as Senior Vice President of Integration and Ministry Chaplain at Joni and Friends. He is responsible for the execution of ministry programs around the world as well as spiritual encouragement for ministry staff.
Steve is a published author and co-author with Joni Eareckson Tada of Beyond Suffering: A Christian View of Disability Ministry. He is also co-executive producer with Joni of the Telly-Award winning television episode, Making Sense of Autism. His latest book, with Doug Mazza, is Another Kind of Courage: God’s Design for Fathers of Families Affected by Disability. Recently, Steve served on the executive editorial committee of the Beyond Suffering Bible, published by Tyndale House Publishing.
Steve lectures at educational institutions and conferences around the world. He frequently appears on “Joni and Friends” television episodes, national radio and has written articles or been interviewed for Christianity Today, Charisma Magazine, Focus on the Family and others.
Steve and his wife Melissa know firsthand the joys and challenges of parenting a child with special needs, as their own son, Caleb, was born with muscular dystrophy and autism. Recognizing the challenges for parents to navigate the complicated world of disability while maintaining a healthy home, they launched the ministry “In His Image” to provide families with support emotionally, socially, and spiritually.
Prior to joining Joni and Friends, Steve was Vice President of Business and Finance at William Carey International University in Pasadena, Calif., where he developed a 10-year Master Development Plan for the city.
Steve holds a B.A. in Theology and Missions, a Certificate in Christian Apologetics and an M.A. in Organizational Leadership. He is a licensed minister and has served as a pastor and missionary.