Author Archives: pastorpstephens

About pastorpstephens

I have been blessed to have served as a pastor and to have been involved in other ministries throughout the years. My wife Marta and I have been blessed with a wonderful family that includes our daughter, her husband and their two daughters and our son and his wife. Each of them are very special to us so please keep them all in your prayers. One truth that I always try to share with people I meet is that anything God asks you to do, He will help you to do. God has your back.

God Answers Prayers

I have had several conversations with different people over the last month or so about the concept of prayer.  One of the conversations was with an individual who respectfully stated that he saw no need for it and thought that … Continue reading

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Expectations and Being or Not Being Discouraged

We had our Vacation Bible School program this past week.  A team of college age counselors came from a local summer camp and put on a program for us.  They provided music, lessons, crafts and did a great job of … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2017

There’ll be hotdogs, hamburgers and soda pops, Yes, a long weekend is on its way, But before we start the celebration, There’s something I’d like to say. Let’s take a moment to remember That the freedoms we’ve all enjoyed Have … Continue reading

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Prayer Breakfast

I went to a prayer breakfast the other day, And I was the only one there, But I decided before I went on my way, To say a little prayer. “Good morning Lord, I’m about to go, The only one … Continue reading

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Let’s Take a Walk

Marta and I have been walking in the neighborhood several evenings each week for a couple of months now. I have really enjoyed the time and the talks we have shared. I look forward to going on our walks together. … Continue reading

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If You Only Knew

How would you live if you only knew, The depths of the love God has for you? Would you start each day off with a smile? Would you push through each challenge and go the next mile? Would you reflect … Continue reading

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I Love the Spring

I Love the Spring Oh I love the spring And the way it goes, How the birds sing And the flowers grow. It’s the season When new life abounds And I think of the reason That I’m still around… Oh, … Continue reading

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