Steve Holt is a pastor, teacher and author.

Husband of One. Father of Seven. Mountain Man.

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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.…
GodfatherKingdom of GodWholeheartedness
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…
AnxietyCourageDifficultiesFearVictoryVulnerability
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…
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September 24, 2019

I Love the Real Church

I have this picture of Jesus and his disciples sitting around a blazing fire on the Judean countryside, with a full moon lighting up the sky and a crisp, cool…
Happy AttitudesRighteous Cause
September 10, 2019

The Manifesto That Transforms: Happy Attitudes, Part 9

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:10, NKJV, emphasis mine). I’m reading the fascinating book, “Amazing Grace,” by Eric Metaxas. The…

Latest Posts

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

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. We are the first generation, in 2000 years of church history, that is on the go, 24/7. We seem to never rest. We don’t observe… READ MORE

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 can’t refuse.” Considered the most famous quotable from the fictional movie. There is something of a fictional legend, that if you give yourself wholeheartedly to… READ MORE