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Steve Holt is a pastor, teacher and author.

Husband of One. Father of Seven. Mountain Man.

Steve’s Recent Posts

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April 2, 2020

The Daily 7:14

This is going to be a long blog. But would you read it in its entirety? At the risk of exaggeration, I would ask you to consider the weight of…
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March 19, 2020

Be Still. Be Jesus Strong!

My phone has been blowing up all day with emergency situations, concerns and questions. The Coronavirus and the unprecedented measures that our federal and state government are making, to combat…
Holy ViolenceKingdom of GodKingdom of Heaven
March 12, 2020

“Holy Violence,” Part 1

One of the most controversial passages in the New Testament is found in Matthew 11:12. Jesus says, “And from the days of John the Baptist until now the Kingdom of…
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February 27, 2020

For Men Only: How to Love Your Wife as Christ Loves the Church

In Ephesians 5, Paul gives us a “blueprint” to a happy marriage. My book, The God Wild Marriage, is all about this passage. After selling out of the first version,…
ForgivenessHealingSpirituality
February 20, 2020

Forgiveness and Physical Healing

They brought to him a paralytic lying on a bed. When Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralytic, “Son, be of good cheer; your sins are forgiven you.”…
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February 13, 2020

Surfing the Waves of Marriage

After my sophomore year of college, my best friend and I headed out to Newport Beach, California, to be a part of a summer beach outreach. I quickly realized that…

Latest Posts

The Daily 7:14

This is going to be a long blog. But would you read it in its entirety? At the risk of exaggeration, I would ask you to consider the weight of what I’m writing. I am sharing from one of the most beloved passages in the Bible, but from a different perspective than we are used… READ MORE

Be Still. Be Jesus Strong!

My phone has been blowing up all day with emergency situations, concerns and questions. The Coronavirus and the unprecedented measures that our federal and state government are making, to combat its spread, are very fluid and dynamic. We have gone from no concern to hyper concern in just the last week. Who knows what the… READ MORE

“Holy Violence,” Part 1

One of the most controversial passages in the New Testament is found in Matthew 11:12. Jesus says, “And from the days of John the Baptist until now the Kingdom of Heaven suffers violence and the violent take it by force.” Another translation reads, “From the moment John stepped onto the scene until now, the realm… READ MORE