The Reverend Doctor Scott Stiegemeyer teaches theology, church history, and bioethics at Concordia University, Irvine. Scott is originally from Kansas City, MO. He graduated from Concordia University-Ann Arbor, MI in 1991 and Concordia Theological Seminar, Fort Wayne, IN with a Master of Divinity degree in 1995. He later earned a Master of Arts degree in bioethics from Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL and a doctoral degree in bioethics from Loyola University in Chicago, IL. Prior to coming to Concordia University, he served as a pastor in Pittsburgh, PA, the Director of Admission at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN, and as pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Elmhurst, IL. Scott writes and speaks often about bioethics, the theology of the body, and issues in contemporary ministry.