Position: Area Representative, Alexandria/Fairfax County
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Steven Whittenburg was born in the small southern town of Gaffney, South Carolina, and moved with his family to Washington DC area during his formative years. Steven made a confession of Christ as his personal Savior at the age of nine, and gradually developed a committed Christian life. Steven retired in 2012 after 36 years of federal law enforcement service and is now answering his call to full time ministry. He is enrolled at the Washington Bible College/Capitol Seminary seeking a BA in Biblical Studies. Steven is married to Cynthia, and they have four children; Stephanie, James, Amanda, and Patrick, they also have four granddaughters Amari, Bria, Samiya, and Ciera. Steven was first introduced to FCA through the Golden Isle Georgia region where he served on its Board.
Steven comes from a talented family of athletes. If you are a follower of college basketball you may have heard the name Whittenburg associate with the sport. Derek Whittenburg one of Steven’s younger brothers was a member of the 1983 NC State Wolf Pack, NCAA Nation Championship Basketball team. The Whittenburg family has a love for sports and the impactful way it has on the lives of individuals and the community. Steven’s involvement in sports while not having reached the level of a national championship has been extensive throughout his life. As a high school and middle school student athlete Steven competed in sports that included soccer, baseball, and football. Steven has also competed in a variety of recreational leagues that included softball, basketball, swimming, baseball, football, horseshoes, bowling and tennis. Steven has developed a passion for golf and competes in the Golf Channel Amateur Tour where has twice earn invitations to their national event.
Steven is dedicated to FCA’s mission to present to athletes and coaches, and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church. To seeing Northern Virginia impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of athletes and coaches.