Steve Pederson has been the director of drama at Willow Creek Community Church for twelve years. Prior to that, he taught theater at the college level for fourteen years. He has two advanced degrees in theater, an M.A. from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. Steve has been the primary editor of Willow Creek's Sunday Morning Live series and has traveled throughout the world teaching and leading workshops on drama in the church. He lives in Hoffman Estates, IL, with his wife and two daughters.