Steve Arterburn is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministries and host of the # 1 nationally syndicated Christian counseling talk show "New Life Live" heard and watched by millions on over 180 radio stations nationwide in addition to Sirius XM Satellite radio and now seen on television on the Family Net and NRB networks. Steve is also the founder of the Women of Faith conferences attended by over 4,000,000 people. He also serves as a teaching pastor at Heartland Church in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Steve is a nationally known public speaker and has been featured in national media venues such as Oprah, Inside Edition, Good Morning America, CNN Live, The New York Times, USA Today, US News & World Report, ABC World News Tonight, and ironically in GQ magazine and Rolling Stone magazine. In August 2000, Steve was inducted into the National Speakers Association's Hall of Fame.
Steve is a best-selling author of books such as Every Man's Battle, Lose It for Life, Healing Is A Choice and his latest books, The Mediterranean Love Plan, Take Your Life Back and the 8-book Arterburn Wellness Series, each book with the title, Understanding and Loving a Person With . . . [Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, Sexual Addiction, Alcohol or Drug Addiction, Narcissistic Personality Disorder].
With over 7,000,000 books in print he has been writing about God's transformational truth since 1984. He has been nominated for numerous writing awards and won three Gold Medallions for writing excellence. Along with Dave Stoop, he edited and produced The Life Recovery Bible.
Steve has degrees from Baylor University and The University of North Texas as well as two honorary doctorate degrees and is currently completing his doctoral studies in Christian Counseling.
Steve resides with his family in Carmel, Indiana
Milan is a Pastoral Counselor and an ordained minister. He has a Master’s Degree in Biblical Studies and a California Teaching Credential in physical education, health and biology. He has worked with marriages and families for over 30 years. He was a high school teacher and coach, a pastor of a local church for 13 years and was in sales and marketing with a large medical device company. He works primarily with couples doing marriage therapy and enjoys working with teens. He is a Bible teacher and lecturer in the areas of theology, marriage, family and parenting.
As a Pastoral Counselor, he worked for the Center for Individual and Family Therapy as a marriage counselor for three years and now is the full time director of Relationship180, a non-profit organization that is devoted to counseling and mentoring individuals and families toward healthy relationships.
Milan and his wife, Kay wrote the book, How We Love, and the sequel, How We Love Our Kids. They are parents of four children and have ten grandchildren. Milan is a martial arts instructor. He also enjoys swimming, biking and fly-fishing. And we all love his corny sense of humor—it’s why Steve has dubbed him the master of cornography!