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Steve Pinto

Titles: Dean of Students
Departments: High School, Junior High
Custom2: 2023

Dr. Steve Pinto

Dr. Steve Pinto is a distinguished minister, educator, and pastoral leader, currently serving as the Dean of Students at CVCS. He is also the Pastor of Faro Church English, a vibrant and culturally diverse fellowship in Lake Forest. As the author of “The Silent Exodus,” he presents a compelling work that offers firsthand experiences and academic insights into the challenges of leading a multicultural church in the twenty-first century.

Dr. Pinto’s dedication to education is evident as an esteemed adjunct professor at Vanguard University and LABI College. With expertise in subjects ranging from Christian worldview, effective leadership, and youth ministry, his influence extends far beyond the walls of his church. Dr. Pinto’s remarkable grasp of biblical principles, genuine compassion for others, and engaging speaking style has made him a highly sought-after keynote speaker at numerous youth events, camps, and conventions.  

Dr. Pinto’s qualifications include an associate of arts degree in Ministerial Studies from LABI College, a Bachelor of Arts in Ministerial and Pastoral Studies from  Vanguard University, a Master of Theological Studies degree from Liberty University, and a Doctor of Ministry degree with an emphasis on formational leadership in the 21st century from Capital Seminary.

As a devoted family man, he resides in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, with his wife and two children.

Doctor of Ministry Degree, Capital Seminary
Master of Theological Studies, Liberty University
Bachelor of Arts in Ministerial and Pastoral Studies, Vanguard University