Pastor Jim & Darla Steffens
Pastor Jim & Darla met at and graduated from Central Bible College, Springfield, MO in 1980. They had married the year before. Jim is a native Long Islander, and Darla grew up in Ohio. After leaving school, their first ministry experience was here at The Refuge as youth and music pastors under Jim’s dad. Since then, they have ministered in Indianapolis, IN, upstate New York and Long Island. Their heart is to see The Refuge show Jesus to a world that desperately needs Him. They have 4 children and 6 grandchildren.