Meet the team of people behind the LifeSupport library of mental health resources.
A multiple Emmy Award-winning producer, Steve is the Executive Director/Executive Producer, as well as a co-founder, of Five Stone Media. Steve’s producing career specialized in both live and taped events, managing multiple projects simultaneously and developing innovative program and content concepts for clients ESPN, FOX Networks, Turner Broadcasting and others. After meeting John Turnipseed around the campfire, a passion for telling transformational stories of redemption was formed, and Five Stone Media was born. Steve and his wife Jennifer have 4 grown children, and enjoys the world of aviation and chasing race cars.
Operations Director/Curriculum Writer
Lee joined Five Stone Media as our project manager in 2018. His 30 plus-year background as an entrepreneur includes launching and growing several successful retail, training and service businesses. In 2013 Lee made the decision to bring his experience and gifts for business development and management to the non-profit world. Lee has a passion for life transformation and for 6 years served as volunteer director for Quest 180, the recovery ministry of Eagle Brook Church. Lee has four grown children, two grand-children and enjoys working on his landscaping and relaxing at the cabin with his wife, Sheila and extended family.
Alisha has 20 years of experience in fundraising, program development, organizational
development, and communications with nonprofit organizations. She leads our creative strategies in crafting a story and case for support. She helps us be responsible stewards of the financial support we receive. She holds a Master of
Science in Organizational/Industrial Psychology and Program Evaluation, and a Bachelor of Science in
Content Writer/Curriculum Assistant
Jon brought his considerable creative talents to Five Stone in 2019. In addition to being one of the fastest writers in history, Jon performs much of the essential editing and research that goes into our resources. He was born and raised in the Minneapolis area and attended Oklahoma Christian University where he
received a journalism degree. He worked as a managing editor for an Oklahoma City-area newspaper for 10 years. Jon’s life took a drastic turn when he was arrested and incarcerated in 2017. God took him on a journey that led him back to Minnesota where he is able to use his expertise and gifts for reaching people who have experienced incarceration. Jon’s hobbies include sports and playing music (guitar), a passion he shares with his fiancé, Emily,
Jon is a key contributor and editor for the Journal of Mental Health and Ministry at LifeSupport.
Minneapolis native Porcia Baxter found Jesus after 17 years of addiction to alcohol and meth. Now married, with three kids of her own, Porcia is a speaker, author, and currently serves as Digital Campaign Manager for Five Stone Media. Porcia loves coffee and is a leadership book junkie. She also loves leading worship, hanging out with family and friends, and running – which has pushed her to finish two marathons. Porcia’s number one passion is evangelism, and seeing lives transformed by the goodness of God and the power of the Gospel!