Dr. Steve Bowersox

Chair, Department of Worship Leadership and Assistant Professor

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Production, Worship


B.M., Heidelberg College; M.M.E., University of North Texas; Ph.D., Logos College.

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Chair of Department of Worship Leadership and Technology, Biblical Foundations

Dr. Steve Bowersox

Chair, Department of Worship Leadership and Assistant Professor


Dr. Steve Bowersox is the Chair of the Worship Leadership & Production Technology Departments at the University of Mobile. He directs the 3 worship ensembles, Ignite Worship, Exit 13, the UM Chapel Band as well as oversees 880, the state of the art studio and record label on the UM Campus. In addition to his academic responsibilities, he serves as Executive Pastor of Worship at Dauphin Way Baptist church. He is the Founder and President of the Bowersox Institute of Music, and Worship 1st, non-profit organizations dedicated to the development of the musician in worship. He is the founding Executive Director of Integrity Music’s Worship International and Seminars for Worship, and was the Executive Pastor of worship at First Baptist Church Jacksonville Florida for 7 years and Worship Leader at Christ the Redeemer Church in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida for over 16 years.

Steve holds degrees in music, education, business and ministry, and has authored the Worship Musician’s Theory Course, Vocal Aerobics: A Fitness Program for Your Voice, ‘MIDI’anites Redeemed and the Worship Leaders Survival Kit. His diverse musical abilities and expertise have afforded him valuable experience as a producer, arranger, worship leader, and studio musician. Steve has toured with several prominent musicians such as Dolly Parton, Barbara Mandrell, Don Moen, Ron Kenoly, Paul Baloche, Lincoln Brewster and many more. He is proficient in vocals, choral, wind instruments, guitar, bass, electronic keyboards and MIDI.

Steve is recognized as one of the pioneers and leaders for technology and training in the church. His humor, mixed with excellent inspirational teaching will minister to your spirit, refresh your mind and motivate you to stir up your gifts. Steve travels around the world teaching on worship as a life-style, leadership and musical excellence. He and his amazing wife Barbie have both lost their previous spouses to cancer. Between them they have 7 children – 2 sets of twins, Jonathan, Grant, twins Annabelle & Regan, Rachel and twins, Benjamin & Brooke.