Known for his appearances on such Christian television networks as DayStar and Trinity Broadcasting, he served as head pastor of a Munster, Indiana mega-church called the Family Christian Center.
In his late teens, he penned a religious-themed play titled Jesus of Nazareth; the piece became a mainstay of an outdoor theater company in Washington State.
By 2008, the Family Christian Center, under Steve Munsey's leadership, boasted a congregation of more than 10,000.
The son of Family Christian Center founders Ruth and Frank Munsey, he married fellow pastor Melodye Munsey. He and his wife raised two children: Candace and Kent.
He frequently appeared on televangelist Benny Hinn's popular television program This Is Your Day.