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’m No Botanist

When I was a kid, I lived for a time in the house that my great-grandfather built. I have been told that my grandfather was born in that house. As in, not at the hospital but inside the house.  My … Continue reading

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Stop the Honduran Invasion

What would you say if I told you that there was a man that is on his way to your house, and when he arrives, he is going to live there whether you like it or not? That’s the situation … Continue reading

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Resign to Run?

I just had a great idea. At least I think it’s a great idea.  I’m not really sure, I mean, it’s new. It’s a baby idea.  Maybe someone else thought of this already and there’s whole books written about why … Continue reading

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Colin and Nike: The Ad Review

I’ve seen the ad now, so I feel like I should write a follow-up. I don’t hate it. It actually has some very good points. The voice over is done by Colin Kaepernick, of course. As an aside, I agree … Continue reading

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Nike and Colin.

I didn’t watch the NFL for almost the past two years.  I think I’ve watched one or two games total. The reason was because of the national anthem protests. As a point of clarification, I firmly believe these men have … Continue reading

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Wasps

As I sit in my office, I look out the window. Movement catches my eye. There is a wasp’s nest in the upper corner of my window on the other side of the glass. The wasps industriously move over the surface … Continue reading

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My Jesus Fair

There’s a song called “My Jesus Fair” that we sang in church this morning. The first verse is: My Jesus, fair, was pierced by thorns, By thorns grown from the fall. Thus He who gave the curse was torn To … Continue reading

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