Dr. Stewart has served the association since 1997. During that time over 60 new church plants have been launched. He led the establishment of the Hearts and Hands Christian Preschool outreach strategy in 2003 which were recently voted the best faith-based and the best over all preschools in the Bay area. He leads an incredible team of over 50 staff members and has the privilege of serving the Executive Board, the Administrative Council and the churches of the association. He is married to Sheila and they have three grown children and four grandchildren. Sheila is a registered nurse, a great cook and loves to engage with children.