Meet the RFT Speakers
Steven Garofalo, M.A.A.
Steven Garofalo is the founder of the Reason for Truth ministry located in Charlotte, NC (www.ReasonForTruth.org). Steven received his Bachelors of Arts degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Government & Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD in 1988. He went on to earn a Masters in Apologetics with an emphasis in Islamic Studies from Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, NC in May of 2007. Steven was ordained by Christian Family Life Church (part of Christian Family Life ministries) in Charlotte, NC on May 18, 2011. Steven has served as an Ambassadors for the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) since 2004.
Steven authored the book "Right for You, But Not For Me-A Response To Moral Relativism" which was published in the fall of 2013. As a dynamic and engaging communicator Steven appeals to both the heart and mind. He has over 12 years of experience speaking, teaching, and working with churches and students-equipping hundreds of youth and adults at conferences and colleges across the country to defend and advance the Christian faith. Steven taught World Views (World Religions) and Bible Doctrine at the Institute of Biblical Studies at Southern Evangelical Seminary/Church from 2005-2006 and taught Youth University (high school students) at Calvary Church in Charlotte, NC for three and a half years.
Steven is a first generation American who grew up in the Washington D.C. area where his father, who came from Sicily, worked for the Department of the Navy just blocks from the U.S. Capital. Steven relocated to Charlotte, NC in 1999. He is married with three children and currently lives in the Charlotte, NC area. His vision is to equip a new generation to advance the truth of God through apologetics and evangelism.FOLLOW Steven on TWITTER