Steve Holt is a pastor, teacher and author.

Husband of One. Father of Seven. Mountain Man.

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November 28, 2019

Football Players and an Unexpected Thanksgiving

What is your thought upon hearing the word “Thanksgiving?” This past Saturday, on an ESPN commercial, between the litany of college football games, the word was thrown out to a number…
ListeningQuietSeekSilenceSolitudeSpiritualityWaiting
November 21, 2019

Silence and a Tale of Two Kings

Saul was gifted, talented and handsome. Saul was a strong leader. But the first king of Israel, found himself in one frustrating situation after another. His life was a string…
American DreamPeaceQuietSisypheanSolitude
November 12, 2019

Breaking out of the Sisyphean Nightmare

As I shared last week, Sisyphus from the Greek myth, is punished for his pride by being forced to roll a boulder up a hill, only to have it roll…
American DreamControlCortisolRestSabbathStress
November 5, 2019

The Sisyphean Nightmare

We are so driven to perform and succeed that we are driving ourselves literally insane with such a busy and crammed schedule. We are losing the purpose of our existence.…
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October 29, 2019

Godfather Kingdom?

We’ve confused Father God with the Godfather. Vito Corleone (Marlin Brando), is the legendary godfather, from the famous Francis Ford Coppola film, who said, “I’ll make him an offer he…
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October 22, 2019

The Ax, Fire and Fear

What is it about boys and sharp objects? Even lethal objects? Something comes out in a young boy’s heart when he is confronted with fear. Fearful things bring out courage…

Latest Posts

Football Players and an Unexpected Thanksgiving

What is your thought upon hearing the word “Thanksgiving?” This past Saturday, on an ESPN commercial, between the litany of college football games, the word was thrown out to a number of college football players. The required one-word answers would be sad if they weren’t actually so expected by our increasingly history-demented, socialistic American colleges. The… READ MORE

Silence and a Tale of Two Kings

Saul was gifted, talented and handsome. Saul was a strong leader. But the first king of Israel, found himself in one frustrating situation after another. His life was a string of miscalculations, misadventures and manipulations. We have no record of Saul ever taking time to seek God or silence in his life. We have no… READ MORE

Breaking out of the Sisyphean Nightmare

As I shared last week, Sisyphus from the Greek myth, is punished for his pride by being forced to roll a boulder up a hill, only to have it roll down once it reaches the top. This endless loop is his fate for all eternity. What a picture of the false god of this world. … READ MORE