Stéphane Couture

Directeur régional du Québec / Regional director, Quebec

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Personal Information:
Abbreviated translation of bio above from EEBRenaissance:

Stéphane was born in the Ottawa Valley to a Roman Catholic family, the third of a family of three.... At the age of 18, Stéphane experienced an existential crisis that led him to seek the meaning of his life.... In the spring of 1982, he reconnected with an old college friend ... Stéphane then joined the Val-Royal Baptist Church (later renamed Christ-Vivant) and was baptized on September 5, 1982.

... He enrolled at the Belgian Biblical Institute for the fall of 1983. During the next three years, Stéphane saw his faith strengthened, had the opportunity to serve in one of the most difficult missionary fields and met the one who was to become his. wife, Nina Soetrisno. Nina was born in Surabaya, Indonesia. ... They met in 1984 and married on February 21, 1986.

After their graduation, they returned to Quebec where Stéphane did a pastoral internship with his former pastor, Patrick Deneut, at the Marieville Baptist Church. At the end of this internship, Stéphane was invited to become the pastor of ... the Roussy Baptist Memorial Church, in Saint-Blaise. At the time, this rural congregation was struggling for survival and had been without a pastor for seven years. Eighty percent of the membership was over 65....

Stéphane ... was pastor of this assembly for ten beautiful years. ... Stéphane resigned in 1997 to pursue graduate studies at the Faculty of Evangelical Theology in Montreal. At the end of this sabbatical, the Baptist Union hired Stéphane in the newly created position of director of church development.

Stéphane was on a shared assignment with Canadian Baptist Ministries from 2002 to 2005. He continues to work on the development of churches and the establishment of a church planting strategy for the Baptist Union, in addition to assuming the responsibilities of director of human resources of the Union since 2004.

Stéphane has been since August 1, 2008, pastor of the Evangelical Baptist Church of Limoilou, which became the Evangelical Baptist Renaissance Church, in Quebec.

See his public speaking profile page.