Skip to content

PASTOR STEPHEN CHANDLER: Biography, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth

    PASTOR STEPHEN CHANDLER Biography, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth:

    Pastor Stephen Chandler is a Preacher, a Motivational Speaker and an Author. He is the senior Pastor of Union Church Maryland. He is the husband son of Pastor Ron Chandler. He is happily married to Zai Chandler and blesssed with 3 children.


    Pastor Stephen Chandler is a Caribbean by native, born in Baltimore, USA, in 1985. He often refers himself as a Church boy because his mother gave birth to him on Sunday while his father was on the pulpit preaching.

    In 2010, Pastor Steven Chandler’s mother was diagnosed of cancer. This came with a great hit and shock to Steven’s father Ron Chandler. He therefore felt it was time for him him to retire and go home to take care of his wife, while handing over the church to pastor Steven to  continue leading the Church.

    Stephen cChandler Biography


    Pastor Stephen Chandler was born in 1985. According , the year 2022 makes Stephen 35 years old.


    Pastor Stephen Chandler acquired his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics at the University of Maryland Collage Park, USA.


    Pastor Stephen Chandler was born to a Bajan parents in Yankee, Barbados, from the Caribbean natives. Chandler’s parents migrated to USA county side of Baltimore where they gave birth to Stephen. His father Ron Chandler was the founder of New Life International Fellowship founded in 1997.

    There is currently no much information about Stephen’s mother and siblings; however the mother was said to have died of cancer while Stephen was a teenager.


    Pastor Stephen is married to Zai Chandler.  Stephen Chandler’s wife Zai was born on the 10th June. The couples got engaged on February 2013 and   finally got married in August 2013.

    Pastor Stephen Chandler wife Zai Chandler

    They have been married for 9 years  and blessed with three beautiful kids, Zoe, Roman, and Jude. Pastor Steven Chandler has been a great husband and a father to his family.

    Stephen Chanler wife zai Chandler

    Stephen Chandler’s wife, Pastor Zai Chandler is originally from Sierra Leone.  from their different backgrounds the couples  share unique passion of seeing people achieve and maximized their purpose. Pastor Stephen and Zai Chandler have dedicated their lives to helping other people find purpose and fulfillment. Pastor Stephen would always say his wife and kids are his biggest source of joy ever.

    Stephen Chandler family


    Pastor Stephen Chandler has an early up bringing in the Christian faith, having a father that is already a minister and a founder of a church. Stephen’s father Ron Chandler established New Life International Fellowship in 1997, in a county side Baltimore.

    Stephen Chandler was born in the church on a Sunday while the service was ongoing and while his father was preaching on the pulpit.At the age of  sixteen, Pastor Chandlerbecame passionayte about church and religious activities. He began playing drum and guitar in both his father’s Church and at the College Fellowship.

    Stephen encounter with Jeremiah 29:11 made him realize that he was not here on earth by accident but for a purpose, having passion to help other teenagers like him to also discover their God divine purpose for their lives.

    pastor Stephen Chandler church

    Stephen started his youth Ministry in his father’s church. After some period into the Ministry, he realized it was impossible to have a thriving Church where the youth ministry is larger than the Sunday Church.

    Stephen Chandler then made up his mind to break out and start his own ministry. He approached his father to discuss his plans with him. in his word to his gfather , he said ”father I gat something to tell you” . His father replied alright son but “I have something to tell you first”.  His father said he would like to re-launch the church and spend more time caring for his wife Stephen’s mother who was battling with breast cancer.

    At age 23 the Church was handed over to Pastor Stephen in 2010.  After some time,  Pastor Stephen Chandler changed the name of the Church from New Life International Fellowship to Destiny Harvest Church.

    Before Union Church, Stephen and his wife, Zai had pastored the Destiny Harvest Church for 10 years.


    The senior Pastor of Destiny Church Stephen Chandler  felt it was time to expand his tentacles and move his ministry to another level, so he got in contact with his counterpart Pastor Jimmy Rollins whose parents were ministers/preachers.

    In 2020 Pastor Stephen Chandler and Jimmy Rollins embarked on a merger mission that would bring two vibrant congregations together and form a stronger movement, on the premise of (psalm 133:1 God requires a blessing where there’s unity). The two congregation merged together to form a new movement called “Union Church” in 2011 and 2012 respectively. Today The Outreach magazine recognizes Union Church as the fastest- growing Church in America.


    Pastor Stephen Chandler in addition to being a preacher and motivational speaker, is also a talented author with some books to his credit . some of his notable books include “Stop Waiting for Permission: Harness Your Gift, Find Your Purpose, and Unleash Your Personal Genius”.


    The net worth of the senior Pastor of Union Church Maryland, Pastor Stephen Chandler has not been made publicly, therefore we cannot estimate his worth.  However his source of income comes through his pastoral work as well as income from the sale of his books


    You can find and follow Pastor Stephen Chandler on the following Social Media platforms:

    Twitter: @stephenrchandler

    Instagram: @pastorstephen

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    All Pastors