Bishop Steve Houpe is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Harvest Church International Outreach In Kansas City, Missouri. He is the loving husband of Dr. Donna Leah Houpe, as well as a proud father and grandfather.
Upon his graduating and ordination from Rhema Bible Training Center in 1986, Pastor Steve Houpe, a native Ohioan, was led by the Spirit of God to Kansas City, Missouri, having never before been, to begin the Harvest Church Ministry. The vision that God gave Pastor Houpe for Harvest Church was to "restore lost humanity back to God." Pastor Houpe believes it is the responsibility of the Church to win the lost to Jesus, edify the Body of Christ and to minister healing to the total man.
Harvest Church is an inter-denominational, multi-cultural church, where emphasis is placed on preaching and teaching the infallible Word of God. It is an oasis of love and one of the fastest growing churches in the Kansas City area. The church serves the community through two Satellite Church locations, a Nursery through 8th grade private school, and it's developmental outreach initiative called "Project Destiny."
Pastor Steve Houpe is the author of a number of books including the best seller, "No More Soul Ties," "Help! I Want to Save My Ministry," "Prayer, Fasting, and The Anointing," "The ABC's of Faith," "Men of Courage, Men of Strength," "Becoming One Family: Bringing Blended Families Together," which is co-authored alongside his wife, and many more!
Pastor Houpe, alongside his lovely wife Dr. Donna Leah Houpe, continues to touch lives locally, nationally, and internationally. Pastor Houpe has faithfully committed himself to the yielding of the Holy Spirit and continues to carry out the mission of spreading God's Word to the world.
The messages that are ministered through Pastor Houpe are touching lives across the Kansas City area and abroad. Many lives have been changed by Pastor Houpe yielding to the Spirit of God through the ministry God has given him. All kinds of people, regardless of race, nationality, social-economic positions and all levels of education have received his teaching of the Word of God. Those who listen, receive, and apply what God ministers through Pastor Steve Houpe are victorious in their walk with God and strengthened to endure until the day of Jesus' return.
For 27 years, Pastor Houpe has impacted the Kansas City metropolitan area through various programs. Harvest Community Development Corporation, Inc. (HCDC) will carry out the community development plan called Project Destiny. Project Destiny is a multi-phased development project whose purpose is to meet the needs of the community by providing affordable housing, medical facilities, supportive services, educational opportunities and opportunities for entrepreneurial development. Completed phases of Project Destiny include a Senior Citizen living facility, Gymnasium and Activity Center, Restaurant, a home for unwed teen mothers, and still forthcoming are it's Career Development and Training Center, Family Residential Subdivision and more.