About Steve Corts

About Steve Corts

Steve Corts is a fourth generation pastor, born and raised in Winston-Salem, NC. He graduated from Wake Forest University with a Masters in Divinity and completed a Ph.D. in Theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

He has been lead pastor of Center Grove Church in Clemmons, NC since 2006 and is committed to expository preaching and gospel-centered leadership.

Steve's mission is engaging, influencing, and inspiring people with thoughtful, purposeful communication that points them to Christ and His gospel (2 Cor. 4:1-2).

In addition to shepherding the church family at Center Grove, Steve serves as Director of the Tar Heel Center for Pastoral Ministry, an organization which has now mentored over 900 pastors from across the state of North Carolina.

Beyond spending time with his family, Steve enjoys writing, reading biographies, and paddling the rivers and lakes of North Carolina. He and his wife, Cheryl, have three grown children and three grandchildren.