Steve Schirmer is the founder and president of Silk Road Catalyst (www.silkroadcatalyst.com) and a co-host on Missions Talk (Facebook.com/MissionsTalk). He is an advocate for engaging the least reached on the Silk Road through a presence of legitimacy.
Prior to launching Silk Road Catalyst, Steve spent 13 years serving as a cross-cultural worker among international Chinese students in the States and among university students in Asia, where he lived and studied Mandarin.
Previously, Steve worked in the fraud department at a Fortune 500 company, as well as, in Asset Protection for two major US retailers. He is originally from Texas but now resides in South Carolina.
It was June 2000. I was on my first trip to China. In fact, it was my first time to leave the United States. My team and I spent six weeks meeting students, sharing the gospel, and helping in other ways.