Stephen Duncan was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, IA and moved to Nashville, TN in 2006 to attend Belmont University for a Songwriting and Music Business Major.
Stephen spent over 5 years in the Christian music industry where he worked with hit songwriters, Seth Mosley (Grammy award winning and Billboard Christian’s #1 producer and writer of 2014), Jason Gray, Aaron Shust, and Unspoken. He was responsible for getting more than 500 songs recorded and was a part of the Centricity Publishing team that was awarded publisher of the year honors from SESAC for 2014. He also toured with Christian singer/songwriters Matthew West and Jonny Diaz.
Stephen is best known for envisioning and launching Centric Worship and was a part of developing worship songwriters: Lauren Daigle and Corey Voss. Since Centric Worship, he has devoted all of his time to traveling the country with his wife, Mary Elise, consulting with churches on worship and Ministry Action Plans, and helping churches become healthy in ministry and leadership. He has also taught worship songwriting at Colorado Christian University, the National Worship Leader Conference, and Gospel Music Association Conference.
Stephen, with his wife Mary currently reside in Republic, Missouri.