Stephen Bedard and his wife Amanda grew up in St. Catharines. Stephen is a past student and Amanda a current student at Brock University. After graduating with a BBA degree from Brock, he earned MDiv, MTh and MA degrees from McMaster Divinity College and is a current a DMin student at Acadia Divinity College.
Stephen and Amanda have five children, including two with autism. They have a passion for making churches and communities safe and welcoming places for those with special needs.
In addition to pastoring at churches in Brantford, Hamilton and Meaford, Stephen is a former chaplain in the army reserves and has taught at Emmanuel Bible College and Tyndale University College.
Stephen is interested in apologetics and military history. He is fond of telling puns and people are less fond of hearing them.