Author Archives: Steve Picray

About Steve Picray

I am the current pastor of the Rapids Street Baptist Church in Adel, Iowa. Every day I commit my life to Jesus Christ. I am also a registered nurse working to support my ministry and my wife and three kids. I am a conservative Baptist. This blog is my view on life. My prayer is that, by reading what I write, you will learn more about me, more about God, and be assisted in becoming the person God means for you to be. If you have a question, just e-mail me at spicray AT gmail DOT com. God Bless!

My Dad

For those of you who aren’t aware, my dad, who turned 70 a few weeks ago, passed away two days ago.  Yesterday was my sister’s wedding, so we were mostly trying to keep it low key, but she posted about … Continue reading

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One of Those Days

I had a moment tonight.  I stopped to get gas on the way to work around 9:45pm.  It was dark out, and about 45° F.  Cold.  The roads were almost empty due to the quarantine as well as the hour.  … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Response

I keep telling people that this situation is going to get worse before it gets better, and they don’t believe me. There’s no vaccine for this.  That means there are only two ways to avoid being killed by it:  1. … Continue reading

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Deer Hunting

I used to go to Missouri to hunt on my dad’s farm/woods every year. Well, almost every year. There was a run of years when I didn’t miss a single year, but then I stayed home when my wife had … Continue reading

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