Pastor J. Stephen Jordan, also the author of Desktop Bible Reference at desktopbiblereference.com, served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He received training from Berean Bible School and served as a senior pastor for over forty years. He taught at Lighthouse Bible Institute and also served as district treasurer for Oregon and Washington with the Christian Evangelistic Assemblies. In 1998, he became senior pastor of Cornerstone Christian Worship Center in Downey, California, until he retired in 2018. He and his wife, Patricia, have three grown children and three grandsons.