Steve Timmis co-founded The Crowded House with Tim Chester, a church planting initiative in Sheffield, United Kingdom. Steve and Tim are the co-directors of The Porterbrook Network which trains and mentor church planters. Steve was previously the founding Director of Radstock Ministries, a mission agency facilitating the involvement of local churches in world mission. He was chair of the team responsible for The Ichthus File, a set of Bible reading notes for young people covering the whole Bible. Steve and his wife, Janet, have four children.