Steve Wilkins holds a Bachelor of Science degree (in Pre-Law) from the University of Alabama and a Masters of Divinity from the Reformed Theological Seminary of Jackson, Mississippi. He was ordained as a minister in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) in 1976. He served as the pastor of Auburn Avenue Presbyterian Church of Monroe, Louisiana from 1989 to 2018. On April 15, 2018, Auburn Avenue Presbyterian Church began worshipping in a new location in West Monroe, LA. and changed its name to Church of the Redeemer.
Pastor Wilkins is the author of Face to Face: Meditations on Friendship & Hospitality, Call of Duty: The Sterling Nobility of Robert E. Lee, & All Things for Good: The Steadfast Fidelity of Stonewall Jackson.