Pastor’s Blog

In 2006, Steve Sheely was approached by the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and asked to write a column as part of their FaithMatters series.  80 columns later, Steve is still writing these columns.

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Thank you!

Thank you!

Pastor Appreciation Month is celebrated each October.  On our Workday on October 30th Marla and I were given a basket of wonderful presents.  Thank you, dear church,...

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Bridge housing.

Every community in our nation should have places like this. Can you member the last time you moved into a new apartment? There’s a little more to it than finding a...

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About COVID Weariness…

About COVID Weariness…

This is my column in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on Saturday, August 7, 2021.  I discuss the issue of Christians not getting a COVID vaccination. The...

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Not taught in seminary…

Not taught in seminary…

On Monday a church member called me because her daughter has a problem:  she has rescued dozens of animals and needs to cut hay for them.  But the hay cutter arrived...

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The Bible, Sex and Communication

The over-spiritualization of the Song of Songs is theological body-shaming. In the last twelve years, I have written these columns about marijuana, mixed martial arts...

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Virtual religion?

COVID has accelerated an already existing change in our religious landscape. I have a tendency to make unrequested proposals. I’ll have some “great idea,” write it up...

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