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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Develop Your Prayer Team!

By |2021-02-25T14:35:05+00:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , , |

I want to challenge you to develop a personal prayer team. I want you to get a team of three to six people who will pray with you. I confess that I have been lax in this area recently. For years I had a list of about 20 people to which I would send regular prayer [...]

Вы – верховный жрец!

By |2021-02-25T14:33:10+00:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: Russian|Tags: |

«и сами, как живые камни, устрояйте из себя дом духовный, священство святое, чтобы приносить духовные жертвы, благоприятные Богу Иисусом Христом» - 1 Петр 2:5 Иисус-пророк, священник и Царь! Бог очень высокого мнения о вас. Его слово учит, что, будучи сонаследниками Христа, вы также являетесь пророком, священником и царем. Вы же священник! Давайте сосредоточимся на вашем священстве. Хм-м-м, [...]

Seven Verses For the Narrow Path

By |2021-02-23T14:35:18+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , |

Come to God through the narrow gate because the wide gate and broad path is the way that leads to destruction - nearly everyone chooses that crowded road!  Matthew 7:13 (TPT) Early in my Christian walk, I asked God to keep me on the narrow path. I wanted to serve Him, and I did not want [...]

Укрощение языка

By |2021-02-23T14:29:07+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Russian|Tags: |

«а язык укротить никто из людей не может: это — неудержимое зло; он исполнен смертоносного яда» - Иакова 3:8 Вы когда-нибудь говорили хоть слово, которое хотели бы взять назад? Рассматривая пример, я подумал о Ральфи в фильме «Рождественская история». Мне не нужно быть фоном этого фильма, так как все в мире смотрят его каждое Рождество - наверное, [...]

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