President’s Bio

Dr. Stephen T. Anderson Transworld President


“Dr. Steve” Raised in Southern California. A passionate educator and preacher of the Gospel. In 1975, went to Don Martin School of Communications in Hollywood and obtained a 1st Class FCC license for work in Radio & Television.

Steve then became a Radio broadcaster in California radio stations KHSJ AM/FM, KOLA FM, KIIS AM/FM and others. In 1978, Steve was saved and baptized. He continued work for Christian TV stations KHOF TV 30 Glendale for Dr. Gene Scott. In 1982, he signed on the air, and worked at KDOC TV 56 Anaheim, a venture of investor Pat Boone.

In 1979 he began his ministry. He promoted Christian Concerts through his ministry “Eagle Events.” In 1991, Steve became a founding member and International Christian Broadcasters, of which Dr. Paul Crouch, Sr. is president.

In 1980, Steve married popular Christian singer, Deborah Kelley of Skyline Wesleyan, in San Diego, CA, and they both began itinerate ministry together. They have 3 children Travis, Victoria and Robert. They also have 8 grandchildren. In 1984, Dr. Steve was Ordained by the Pentecostal Church of God and later by the Association of Evangelical Assemblies also a member of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). He was elected president of the Transworld Accrediting Commission Int’l in December 2004.

Dr. Steve has earned Associate through Doctorate degrees from School of Bible Theology Seminary & University, founded by his late parents, Drs. R.E. & Laura Anderson (both pioneers in Pentecostal ministry for over 72 years). He has worked in many different denominations ministries, schools and churches as a servant, consultant. He also served his community as a police department chaplain. He was appointed regional director for the Traditional Values Coalition (1994-1997) and served by appointment for four years on the California State Republican Party.

For 25 years, 1983-2007 Steve & Deborah pastored Healing Waters Church with campuses in Colton & Riverside, Ca. Since that time as well, he has served in Christian education, imparting and training men and women of God around the world, glorifying the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! Dr. Steve currently is pastor of Faith Tabernacle in San Jacinto, California.