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Engaging. Empowering. Encouraging.

Hire Steve Austin

Helping Overwhelmed People Catch Their Breath

Catching Your Breath with Steve Austin

"Steve Austin knows how to keep an audience on the edge of their seats with his wonderful mix of energy, honesty, and sensitive content. Great delivery. Look forward to seeing and hearing him again."

- Peggy Johnson

Unity of Birmingham

Upcoming Speaking Events for Steve Austin
  1. 1
    Sunday, October 13th, 11am: St. Elmo United Methodist Church (Chattanooga, TN) - "Wrestling til You Break"
  2. 2
    Sunday, October 20th, 11am: Unity of Birmingham (Alabama) - "It Won't Always Be This Way"
  3. 3
    Sunday, December 8th, 10am:  VOX Community Church  (Yorba Linda, California) - Interactive Discussion on Faith & Mental Health
  4. 5
    Wednesday, December 11th: ​Grace Church Student Ministry (Tracy, California) - "​Where is God When I Hurt?"

Left Everyone Wanting More

"Steve came to our church to present a forum on self-care and the basics of suicide prevention. It was one of the best events I’ve been privileged to host in more than 20 years of local church ministry. Drawing from his personal experience, Steve takes his audience on a journey from despair to hope, from chaos to calm. Full of wit and wisdom, his 90 minute presentation left everyone wanting more."

Jason Elam

The Hope Center

Walking Witness of New Life

“...one of the most mobilized, energized, walking witnesses of New Life I have ever known.”

Rev. Ed Bacon


​Light for the Climb Out

"Austin demonstrates vulnerability and nakedness; showing us his scars so we can begin to be comfortable with our own. His story travels with us to places of deep pain, but his words of encouragement provide a ladder and light for the climb out.”

​Suzanne DeWitt Hall

Steve Austin: Speaker

Speaking Topics

​How to Catch Your Breath
Despair is a literal killer. Steve’s signature talk will help you see that you don’t have to have a mental health diagnosis to feel completely overwhelmed by life. The good news? You don’t have to live like this forever. This talk includes practical, actionable steps for self-care and suicide prevention.

​Self-Care for the Wounded Soul
This seminar will spark a discussion around the necessity of spiritual self-care in everyday life. Attendees will gain real-life definitions of self-care, plus ways to begin to build a daily habit.

​From Pastor to a Psych Ward
Steve Austin lives at the intersection of faith and mental health. In this hope-filled talk, Steve invites listeners to take off their masks and join him in owning their story. Yes you CAN be a Christian and also have a mental illness.


About Steve Austin

From Pastor to a Psych Ward: Recovery from a Suicide Attempt is Possible

Steve Austin is an author, speaker, and ​spiritual director who is passionate about helping overwhelmed people learn to catch their breath. He is the author of two Amazon bestsellers, Catching Your Breath, and From Pastor to a Psych Ward. Steve lives with his wife and two children in Birmingham, Alabama.


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