Steve Wilkins was born in Mobile, Alabama, graduated from the University of Alabama with a BS in pre-law, and received his M. Div. from the Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. He was ordained
in the PCA and served congregations in that denomination for 32 years before transferring to the CREC in 2008. He is married and he and his wife Wendy have 6 children and 6 grandchildren (with one more on the way). Wilkins has served as Pastor of the Auburn Avenue Presbyterian Church in Monroe, Louisiana, since 1989.