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Corban University

Dr. Steve Halliday

Assistant Professor of Media Arts & Communications



  • B.A. Journalism and Spanish – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • M.Div. Western Seminary
  • Ph.D. Communication – Regent University


Dr. Steve Halliday is president and founder of Hothouse Enterprises, Inc., an innovative communications company that focuses on collaborative content creation and development. He has worked on the editorial side of trade book publishing for more than 30 years, working with a Who’s Who list of best-selling communicators, including authors such as John Piper, Charles Swindoll, John Townsend, Joni Eareckson Tada, Luis Palau, Tim LaHaye, John Maxwell, Charles Stanley, and former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. He has also written several books of his own, including the Gold Medallion winner How Majestic Is Thy Name. Steve formerly served as a senior editor with Multnomah Press, and before that he worked as a reporter for two newspapers in southern Wisconsin.

Steve holds a PhD in Communication from Regent University, where he focused his doctoral studies on the possibilities of convergent media resources. In 2015, Steve accepted a one-year appointment as an Associate Professor of Mass Media Arts at Houston Baptist University and currently directs the Media Arts program at Corban as an Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Communications.


Steve and his wife, Lisa, have two daughters (Lauren and Katie) and a son (Mark Ryan, seven years younger—the “surprise!” baby). Steve was a member of the elder boards of two churches, where he also served on preaching/teaching teams and was active in an assortment of other ministries, including a large drama team. He occasionally speaks at weekend retreats and for other special events, and periodically does pulpit supply for local churches.