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Pastor and Producer, Media Missionary


Combining ordained ministry with thirty years of media experience, Steven Koster is the Director of ReFrame Media. ReFrame Media is the English language ministry of Back to God Ministries International, which presents the gospel through media around the the world in ten languages on behalf of the Christian Reformed Church in North America,

Previously, Steven was Senior Product Manager at Avid Technology, Inc. where he was responsible for the content, community and digital exchange services on And as Executive Producer for Calvin College, Steven pioneered a variety of traditional and online media initiatives from corporate video production to community-targeted web development.

Developing community through media has been a theme throughout his career. He founded a world-wide user community of professional film & video editors. He also served as President of FreeNet Services, Inc., a non-profit corporation dedicated to community networking, as well as serving as a trustee of Grandnet, Inc., a non-profit organization working to connect non-profits to the Internet.

He holds an M.Div from Calvin Theological Seminary and an MA in Telecommunication from Michigan State University. Steven lives in Grand Rapids, MI with his wife and three adult children.


Christian Worship, video projectors, community media, marriage enrichment, video editing, cultural discernment, film criticism, beer brewing, tandem bikes, and more!