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About Growing In Grace

Growing in Grace is an extension of the ministry of San Gabriel Community Church whose mission is “to make known the glory of God to all peoples through the gospel of Jesus Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Growing in Grace is committed to this mission by preaching the Bible with clarity and conviction because we believe the Bible is the living Word of God intended to speak truth to every generation.


We believe the Gospel is the truth that God created men and women in His image to live in fellowship with Him. This relationship was fractured when man rejected God and chose sin. But God, who is rich in mercy and full of grace, provided a way to mend this broken relationship. God sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to die on a cross and bear the consequences of our sin. “For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.” (2 Corinthians 5:21) If we put our faith and trust in the provision God has made through His Son, our relationship is restored with the Father and we receive the gift of eternal life.


It is our prayer that people will grow in their understanding of God’s grace found only in Christ and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior. It is our desire to come alongside believers and encourage them in their walk with the Lord and help them become more conformed to the image of the Son.


God has established his church and promised that nothing will prevail against it. We believe strongly that one of the primary means God grants the believer for their growth is the local church. We pray that Growing in Grace will encourage people to greater connection and service in their local church. If you are looking for a church to attend, please contact us so we can help connect you.

The theme song for our broadcast is a song written by Timothy James Meaney and is taken directly from Peter’s benediction in 2 Peter 3:18. It is this verse that serves as the foundation for our name and commitment. A reminder that it is all about Christ. Below is the original version by Timothy James Meaney and the full orchestral arrangement used on the program, arranged and produced by Jordan Cox.

Timothy James Meaney’s Original
Jordan Cox’s Arrangement

About Steve

Steve has been in pastoral ministry in the San Gabriel Valley since 1993 and on staff at San Gabriel Community Church since 1996. Since 2002 he has served as the Senior Pastor after overseeing Student Ministries for six years. The son of a pastor, he was born and raised in California, with most of his growing up years being spent on the Central Coast. He moved back to Southern California to attend college where he met his wife Christy. They have been living and ministering in the San Gabriel Valley since.

Steve has a B.A. in Biblical Exposition and an M.Div in Pastoral Ministries from The Master’s University and Seminary. In his free time, he loves to be with his wife and two kids, read, play golf, maintain a saltwater aquarium, roast coffee, and spend time with friends at coffee shops all over Southern California..

About SGCC

San Gabriel Community Church is a community of believers ministering in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley. SGCC has been proclaiming the gospel in San Gabriel for more than 100 years. If you are in the area and looking for a home church, we would love to have you visit. You can find more information here.

About The Gospel

The Gospel is the good news about Jesus Christ. It is the most important message that the world has ever heard, and only hope for the world. Watch this video for an introduction to the best news ever shared. Please contact us with any questions. We would love the opportunity to talk to you more.