Advisory Partners

Pastor Steve Dean Madsen (Advisory Partner)

Pastor Steve Dean Madsen is the Lead Pastor of the Executive Team of Cornerstone Fellowship in Livermore, California – USA.

Cornerstone, led by Pastor Steve, began in 1992 as a home Bible Study with a handful of people meeting in a living room to study the Bible and live life together. Over the past 20 years, Cornerstone through the leadership of Pastor Steve Madsen has grown into a church with multiple campuses and ministries. From the humble beginnings, Cornerstone Fellowship now sits about 8,000 to 10,000 members every weekend.

Pastor Steve has always been best known for his strong passion for helping humanity. This passion led him to set up various ministries like Serve the City,The Red Window Project, The Adoption/Foster Ministry, The Rohi Children’s home and school Ministry where over 325 students; orphaned, abandoned and destitute children are housed and educated in Nakuru, Kenya. He has also initiated Vision Trips (short-term missions) to countries like Haiti and Ghana.

In 2007, Pastor Steve Madsen entered into a partnership with Meaningful Life International in Ghana to begin a water well drilling program that provided clean water for deprived rural communities. In addition to digging wells, he also helps to plant churches in rural Ghanaian communities and is currently helping MLI to raise funds to build a Medical Center that will provide free medical care for deprived rural communities.

Pastor Steve Madsen now lives in Livermore with his beautiful wife Brenda and they have three sons Andy, Kevin and Tyler who are all married. Pastor Steve Madsen has two grandsons.


Dr. Samuel Huddleston (Advisory Partner)

Dr. Samuel Huddleston is the Assistant Superintendent of the Northern California and Nevada District Assemblies of God. Dr. Huddleston graduated from Bethany College in Santa Cruz in 1980, CA, and later attended Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in San Rafael, CA. From 1981 to 1988, he accepted a position at Church on the Hill in Vallejo, California, where served under Pastor Terry Inman. While there, he enrolled at Azusa Pacific University, where he earned a Masters Degree in Marriage Family and Child Counseling.

He served as the founding pastor of Lighthouse Covenant Fellowship in Benicia, California from 1993 to 2004 a church that began in he and his wife’s living room. He served as the lead Pastor for 11 ½ years until he was elected to his present position.

Dr. Huddleston has also served as Dean of Students at Bethany University under Dr. Everett Wilson. While serving under Dr. Wilson, he decided to continue his education at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. In May 2006, he graduated with a Doctorate of Ministry degree.

He has published an autobiography, “Five Years to Life“, which has inspired many people across America and throughout the world, giving them hope for a new beginning. He has also shared his testimony with thousands – including, government officials, businessmen, colleges, high schools, and prison inmates – reminding them not only with words but also with his very presence, that God has the power to put broken lives and broken relationships back together again.

Currently, Dr. Huddleston assists in giving oversight to the over 430 plus churches in his district.

Dr. Huddleston reside in Rancho Cordova, CA with his wife of 30 years, Linda near their three married children: Royce, Andre, and Ericka. They have nine grandchildren.

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