About Grant Edwards

Grant is the Senior Pastor of Fellowship Church of Springfield, Ohio. In January 1972 Grant, the founding pastor of Fellowship, was a 19 year old hippie and a new follower of Jesus. After a year of hitchhiking and drug abuse, Grant made his way back to Springfield, Ohio, where he shared his testimony with over 16 of his teenage friends and saw many of them commit their lives to Jesus. Left with a group of newly converted, scraggly, nonconformists, Grant and others established a new youth ministry called "The One Way House," a ministry that would later become Fellowship. Grant went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Cincinnati Christian College. Grant is also the founder of First Steps, a discipleship ministry that trains church leaders and members in foundational discipleship. First Steps is being used in numerous churches across the US along with churches in Russia, the Philippines, and other countries. Grant has been married to his wife, Barbara since 1977 and they have three grown children, three adorable grandsons, and a granddaughter. Grant is the author of several books: Swimming Lessons, a book about Discipleship, Passing the Baton, a children's book on discipleship, First Steps, a discipleship manual, and his latest; Leaper, Spanner, Paver-Three words that transform leadership and build teams that succeed.
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Early Morning Assignments

By |2020-10-29T16:49:46+00:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , |

God gives assignments in the morning. I rise before dawn and ask for help, I wait for Your words.  Psalm 119:147 In the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house, and went away to a secluded place, and was praying there.  Mark 1:35 For years, if I have slept well, [...]

Любить друг друга

By |2020-10-29T16:46:51+00:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: Russian|Tags: |

Ранний наставник в вере однажды сказал мне: «Если бы только те, кто следуют за Иисусом, следовали за Иисусом, внимательно слушая Слово Божье и просто подчиняясь». После того, как он сказал это заявление, он взял свою чашку кофе и сделал небольшой глоток. Затем он добавил: «Всегда читайте Священные Писания, чтобы убеждать себя, а не осуждать других. Если [...]

Choosing 12 Leaders

By |2020-10-28T19:13:11+00:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

Jesus chose 12. And He went up on the mountain and summoned those whom He Himself wanted, and they came to Him. And He appointed twelve, so that they would be with Him and that He could send them out to preach.  Mark 3:13-14 The exact language is that Jesus “summoned”. Teachers had disciples in the time of Jesus. It [...]

Вам гарантировано 20 ответных молитв!

By |2020-10-28T19:06:06+00:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Russian|Tags: |

Следовать за Иисусом - значит просить о чем-то. Чем больше запросов, тем лучше. Я думаю, что лучше попросить 100 раз и получить 20 ответов, чем 3 запроса и получить 1 ответ. Иисус сказал: "Просите, и дано будет вам". Мелкий шрифт отсутствует. Иисус добавляет для большей убедительности: "ищите, и найдете, стучите, и вам отворят" - Матфея 7:7-8 [...]

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