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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Celebration of Discipline!

By |2020-10-27T21:49:49+00:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

What! Who celebrates discipline? I've had a love/hate relationship with discipline my entire life. When I was younger, it was a hate relationship. I experienced discipline often… from parents, teachers at school, Sunday School teachers, coaches, relatives, and those I had just met. It didn’t take long for anyone to note that I needed discipline. I [...]

IСтрах & ПК Фобия!

By |2020-10-27T21:47:27+00:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Russian|Tags: |

Давайте обсудим iСтах или Windows-фобию. Я не принимаю ничью сторону в том, что лучше-iPad или Surface. Мне все равно, есть ли у вас Mac или ПК. Я часто слышу, как некоторые говорят: "Я не разбираюсь в компьютерах". Это iСтрах! Давайте определим фобию iСтарха или Windows не как неспособность понять компьютеры или вещи, связанные с ними, а [...]

Ask a Big Request, Be a Crazy Person!

By |2020-10-26T17:21:43+00:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

If you could ask one request from God, what would it be? At the end of this Interruption, I would like you to write it down and ask. First… Build Faith!  God wants to answer your prayer. In that day you will not question Me about anything. Truly, truly, I say to you, if you ask the Father [...]

Изучение будущего

By |2020-10-26T17:06:58+00:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Russian|Tags: |

Я не знаю как именно началась идея обучения в прошлого. Но думаю, что это была хорошая идея. Уинстон Черчилль сказал в своей речи в Палате общин в 1948 году: «Те, кто не извлекает уроки из истории, обречены на ее повторение». Интересная мудрость.. учиться у прошлого ... но когда история перевернулась с ног на голову... мы должны [...]

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