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!

I Am Nobody

As a child my parents told me I had so much potential. Usually it was when school came easy for me so I just skated by easily, and they were upset I wasn’t operating up to my potential.  I remember … Continue reading

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Reparations

There has been a lot of talk going around lately regarding reparations for slavery in the United States. I decided that since nobody asked, you obviously want to know what I think about it. I am pro-reparations. I believe that … Continue reading

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Antisemitism Alive and Well in US House

For years his enemies have accused Congressman Steve King (R-IA) of being a racist. Despite all proof to the contrary, they finally took some quotes taken out of context from the New York Times and said, “SEE!!!” If they had … Continue reading

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Heavenly Pleasure

I’ve heard people say, “I’m glad I’m going to heaven, but what are we going to DO for eternity?”  And that’s a valid question: what is heaven going to be like? The answer is: I don’t know.  We do have … Continue reading

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Steve King is Not Racist

On the one hand we have a mass of liberal democrats and the New York Times (but I repeat myself) who are telling us that Congressman Steve King is a racist, white supremacist, neo-nazi.  On the other hand we have….well, … Continue reading

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Past Tense

There is a way of thinking that permeates our culture and is reflected in almost every report given regarding someone who has died. I am talking about the practice of referring to people who have died in the past tense. … Continue reading

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The Revision of My Voting Policy Regarding Trump

I have changed my mind. In April 2016 I said I would never vote for Donald Trump. I gave nine reasons why. But times have changed, and I now have almost two years of track record to look at for … Continue reading

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