Steven began working at North Heights Lutheran church as a lay staff member in 1985, and during that time assisted Dr. Backus in the training and supervision of lay counselors, as well as doing some teaching and worship leading. In 1991 he took over as Director of the North Heights Counseling Clinic. He was responsible for their training and supervision. In 1992, he was ordained as a Lutheran pastor and served NHLC as an associate pastor until 2016. During that time, he provided preaching, teaching, staff consultation, and other pastoral duties. While still maintaining his ordination credentials through the General Conference of Evangelical Protestant Churches, and his Minnesota clergy credential, he no longer serves on a church staff. He and his wife have attended Substance Church in Spring Lake Park, Minnesota, since 2016. As an Ordained Pastor, Steve is registered with the State of Minnesota as a Wedding Officiant, which gives him the authority to perform weddings.
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“I know of Steve Wiese’s ability to give counsel – by personal experience. I also know of his ability to communicate truth – from hearing him on a variety of occasions. And now I know of his ability to put it down on paper. Those struggling with the issue of control, or those caring for people who do, like pastors, teachers, and spouses, will be helped to get a grip on a common problem. His insights may surprise you!”