Author Archives: Gary Kinnaman

MINISTRY HIGHLIGHTS – Third Quarter 2015

Networking Leaders/Impacting Our Community American Bible Society (ABS) This is, perhaps, the most significant opportunity and assignment I’ve had since leaving my lead pastor position at Word of Grace. The American Bible Society, two hundred years old and founded by … Continue reading

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Mark’s Story

Dr. Tim Hampton Commander Phoenix Police Department Commander Tim was a high school student and a regular in my youth ministry in the early 70s. He lost his son tragically last summer. Mark took his own life. Tim currently serves … Continue reading

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GETTING USED TO THE BLISTERS

Matthew 16:13-26 In one of the best-known passages in the Bible, Jesus asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is? What are you hearing about me?” Today his disciples might have said, “Let’s Google it.” I … Continue reading

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Ministry Highlights January – April 2015

God has given me three essential purposes in this season of my life: (1) preaching and teaching; (2) consulting and coaching—helping pastors and their churches professionally and personally; and (3) building collaborative relationships between and among key leaders. My theme … Continue reading

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Plenty of Nothin’

How to know God deeply, get along with yourself, and love like Jesus the people you can’t stand At a unity service with Roman Catholics recently, I was asked to share what’s on my heart, what I hear God saying … Continue reading

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Is It Politics?

Or is it injustice, something God’s people should be concerned about? Predatory lending. If it’s not one injustice, it’s another. A community leader pleaded with me to write an op-ed opposing the Arizona Senate passing legislation that would open the … Continue reading

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