Pastor Stephen Tanuwijaya, born on 15 September 1951, is married to Susana (Sianny). He has twin daughters, Stephanie (married to Terry) and Stella (married to Jacky), and 5 grandchildren, Jason, Zachary, Bradley, Elizabeth and Ryan.Stephen studied at the Medical School in Indonesia, then moved to Australia in 1976 to do further studies. He worked in a private Pathology for 18 years and his latest position was as Department Manager of Endocrinology, before responding to God's call to become a minister. His diploma and degrees in ministry include Dip. Biblical Studies, Cert. in Christian Counselling, MA in Missiology, Doctor in Ministry and Doctor in Christian Counselling.