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!

When Did Music Change?

At what point in music did we as a human race decide that it’s a good thing to skip around and slide from note to note instead of making clean transitions? I mean, if you sing the notes as written, … Continue reading

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Every Adult Needs To See This Movie

I love words. They convey meaning, they can make us laugh, they can make us cry, they can make us FEEL.  They can make us know things we need to know.  I love words. I almost always know what I’m … Continue reading

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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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