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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The Beatitudes

By |2021-01-23T13:24:10+00:00January 23rd, 2021|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

When Jesus saw the multitude following Him, He went up on hillside and sat down. That's what great teachers did during the time of Christ, when they felt inspired, they sat down. Those following, gathered around, and sat down too. Stage now set for the greatest sermon ever! Since Jesus was on a hillside, his voice [...]

КОВИД и искушение

By |2021-01-23T13:23:38+00:00January 23rd, 2021|Categories: Russian|Tags: |

Сегодня мой последний день изоляции после того, как мне поставили диагноз COVID. Я здоров Божьей милостью и вашими молитвами! Имея много времени, чтобы читать, писать, думать и делать какую-то работу по дому, я думал о свободе во Христе и ее связи с КОВИДОМ. О чем еще думает пастор во время лихорадочного бреда? Апостол Павел пишет: «Итак, [...]

Be Reviled and Be Blessed!

By |2021-01-22T19:23:58+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , , |

I want to be "blessed." You probably do too. I often say to others, "Be blessed!" I will say it right now to you, "Be blessed!" The most famous usage of the word "blessed" is found in Jesus' Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5, where He uses the word nine times to begin each of [...]

Количество молитв имеет значение

By |2021-01-22T19:21:14+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Russian|Tags: |

Я пишу вам сегодня рано утром. Во вторник были выборы. Результат выборов неизвестен. Я встал не для того, чтобы посмотреть результаты выборов, а чтобы помолиться. Моя мать была «в любое время на коленях» молитвенным воином. Однажды я спросил ее, почему она так часто молится. Она ответила: «большие и частые молитвы означают внушительное количество ожидаемых ответов». На [...]

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