• Tue. Feb 7th, 2023

Stephen Widener

Stephen Widener is an ordained Pastor, Southern Gospel Singer, Musician, and Youth basketball Coach from North Carolina. A fan of Southern Gospel, he has been in and around the industry for several years, as well as having relatives within the industry. Stephen can be found in many places on the web including Facebook and Twitter, but you can reach him personally at snwidener2000@yahoo.com.
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A Pastor’s Ponderings on Prayer

For May’s devotion I’ve gotten a different source of inspiration this month. It comes from watching the NFL and NBA combines. It’s where the young men audition and workout for…

Pastor’s Ponderings – The Veil

For this devotion I am focusing on Easter, including the events of the Crucifixion and what followed this.   I’m using Mark 15:38 as my scripture as well as references in Matthew…

A Pastor’s Ponderings – Challenges

This month I have chosen to do a devotion on challenges, taken from 2 Chronicles 20: 13-30 (NKJV, selected verses): “…Thus says the Lord to you: ‘Do not be afraid nor…

A Pastor’s Ponderings

In our Sunday school class we’re studying on the life of the Apostle Paul. It’s rich and deep. I suggest that if you have not studied him, you should. In Acts 20:2…

Telling It On The Mountains

“How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that brings good tidings…” My paraphrase from Isaiah. 52:7   Having lived in the North Carolina Mountains, or foothills, all…

A Pastor’s Ponderings

This devotion has a different perspective than any I’ve written or you may have heard. In Ephesians 1:3, the Apostle Paul writes, “Blessed be the God and Father of our…

We Hurt Too

All of us hurt and as Christians, we know we all must suffer because Jesus said so. In John 16:33, He said, (my paraphase) “In this world you will have tribulation,…

A Pastor’s Ponderings

Psalms 133:1 says: “How good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.” (KJV) The National Quartet Convention (NQC): when many people from different places, countries,…

A Pastor’s Ponderings

Galatians 1:10: For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of…

A Pastor’s Ponderings: Being Bold

“ …And for me, that utterance [or ‘words’] may be given to me, that I may open my mouth boldly to make known the mystery of the gospel,” Ephesians 6:19 (NKJV)…