As the only native Canadian on the expedition, Steve Rudd first worked at the summit of Ararat in 2012 but has been a meticulous planner and technical problem solver working in the background since 2009.
As a staff member of the professional archeological dig team, Associates for Bible Research (ABR), he serves as a square supervisor at Khirbet el Maqatir. Past excavations include pool of Siloam, Hezekiah's wall, David's Palace, the Temple Mount Sifting Project and Joshua's altar on Mt. Ebal. Having served as the full-time minister of the Hamilton Church of Christ for over 30 years, Steve is keen to participate first hand at searching for and digging biblical artifacts.