Leadership

Pastor Grant Thigpen

Grant Thigpen is the founder and senior pastor of New Hope Ministries in Naples, Florida. He is a native Floridian, born in Fort Myers in 1949. He and Susan were married in 1972, and they have one son, Stephen. Grant joined the U.S. Army in 1969 and was honorably discharged in 1972. His tour of […]

Pastor Steve McGraw

Steve McGraw was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1961. After his father’s death, his family relocated to Naples in 1970. He graduated from Edison Community College in 1981 with an Associate of Arts Degree. In 1983, a born-again Catholic priest led Steve to the Lord and he immediately felt a draw to the ministry. He […]