Episode 008

Elmo Winters, Host

Steve Quen, Guest

Episode 8:  Spotlighting the Bridge Builder – Steve Quen

On this week’s podcast, we interview a unique bridge builder from the west coast.  Steve Quen is the senior pastor of Bay Area Chinese Bible Church of Alameda, CA.  Pastor Quen, an Asian American brings a different perspective to the discussions of racial and cultural acceptance, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Tune in and hear how the Asian community is being challenged to bridge the gap between themselves and other Americans. 

Bio Highlights of Steve Quen


  • In marital union with Ester – 41 years.
  • Parent of 3 children and 2 grandchildren.
  • Grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Came to faith in Christ, as a Senior in High School through the ministry of BACBC (Bay Area Chinese Bible Church). This is the only church he has known.
  • Served as a lay leader in the church for 15 years.
  • Worked Software Engineer after college.
  • God called him into vocational ministry in 1988 and served on staff as an Assistant Pastor in 1988
  • Now serves as Senior Pastor for 24 years.
  • God has blessed Bay Area Chinese Bible Church with a multi-cultural multi-generational church (Cantonese, Mandarin, and English speaking) of 900, a Christian day school (K-8 of 300 students), and preschool (60 students).
  • Has a BS in Electrical Engineer and Computer Science from UC Berkeley, M.Div. From Liberty Seminary, and D.Min. from Talbot School of Theology.
  • Enjoys running (6 marathons, 6 half-marathons) and playing chess.
  • Website: www.BACBC.org
  • Follow us on social media @ Bay Area Chinese Bible Church – Alameda Campus

Stay Connected to the KINGDOM Group


Acknowledgments and Credits

The “Building the Bridge” Podcast is a production of The KINGDOM Group International, Inc., all rights reserved. KINGDOMGroup.co
Music by Artist: Jorge Quinter, Track Information Title: 300 Violin Orchestra Genre: Orchestral  YouTube of the artist: goo.gl/155iWH Music provided by Music Library: youtu.be/R4vNfzz8__s
Production by  MINE You Business Virtual Solutions MINEYoBiz.com


Elmo Winters

Meet the Host

Host, Elmo Winters is the Elmo Winters is the Founder/Executive Director of the KINGDOM Group International, Inc., an organization dedicated to racial healing, unity, and reconciliation utilizing the life-changing Gospel of Christ. The KINGDOM Group hosts events to bring diverse groups together for dialogue and relationship building.  Reverend Winters has been in ministry for over 42 years as a Church Planter, Pastor, Bible Institute Instructor, and Hospice Chaplain.  Additionally, he has served as a short-term missionary to Kenya, Mexico, and Russia, where he trained pastors and ministry leaders.  Working with EndPoint Ministries of Nairobi, Reverend Winters continues to assist with church/school planting in the southeastern region of Kenya.  Having earned a Masters in Business Administration (MBA), he provides business consulting to non-profit organizations, ministries, and small businesses. Winters serves on the boards of Gulf South Men of Louisiana, the National Coalition of Ministries to Men (NCMM), the Louisiana Lagniappe Country Walk to Emmaus (LCWE), and the Mercy Education Foundation of Liberia, Africa.

Related Episodes

Building the Bridge E-017

Episode 017 Elmo Winters, Host Scott Haima, Guest Episode 17:  Spotlighting the Bridge Builder - Scott Haima This week...

read more

Building the Bridge E-016

Episode 016 Elmo Winters, Host Beth Townsend, Guest Episode 16:  Spotlighting the Bridge Builder - Beth Goss Townsend...

read more