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About revstevehughes

Steve is an ordinary old(ish) guy with an extraordinary passion for God! He toured internationally for six years as a singer/songwriter, pastored churches in Switzerland, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the US, and now serves as a regional mobilizer with World Gospel Mission in Marion, Indiana. What you'll find here is neither the fruit of some colossal intellect nor the senseless ramblings of a mad man. You will find, however, nothing more than a random assortment of occasional thoughts.

Broken

Broken! Broken people everywhere! Broken lives! Broken dreams! Broken relationships! Broken hearts! The world is full of brokenness: in the workplace, in our families, on social media, in the church…ever since the fateful day in Eden brokenness has been our … Continue reading

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Life in the Real World: “The Secret” that so often eludes

I served 28 years in pastoral ministry – in four different countries.  Although I had never intended to be a ‘pastor’, it was 28 years I wouldn’t trade for anything.  I believe that pastoral ministry is a high and holy … Continue reading

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Long Overdue for a Shout Out!

For some time now I’ve been thinking a lot about the people who have spoken into my life, believed in me, supported me, encouraged me, challenged me, and spurred me on. I have also come to realize, to my shame, … Continue reading

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A Post-Christmas Thought on the 12th Day of Christmas

Joy! Peace! Love! Three words. Three simple words. Three elusive, often misunderstood monosyllabic words that are tossed around every Christmas by the religious, and the non-religious; Christian and non-Christian alike. “JOY to the world, the Lord is come” “PEACE on … Continue reading

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40! Months of Testing, Resting, Training and Trusting

40! What is it about the number “40”?   40 years, 40 months, 40 weeks, 40 days Many numbers in general have a symbolic meaning in the Bible: eg. 3, 7, 12.  The number 40 is mentioned over 150 times … Continue reading

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An Elevator Talk with a Prisoner

he doors flung open, and there was a prisoner in a wheel chair (in full prison-garb) flanked by security guards, police and medical personnel. I said, as I always do when Continue reading

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Eyes to the Hills

In the midst of the chaos, in the midst of the confusion, is there any hope at all? Where does our help come from?

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O Sacred Head

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A Shout-Out to the Heroes and the Source of our Help

Many of you who have known me for a long time may not know that, for the past 2 years, I have had the opportunity to Continue reading

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A Peaceful Repose – Psalm 23

In a world gone mad, in the midst of a global crisis, when chaos abounds, there is still a peace that surpasses all understanding for all who return to the loving arms of the Good Shepherd who loves us and … Continue reading

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