Bryan Stevenson, the lead elder of The Fireplace Christian Fellowship, in Myerstown, Pennsylvania, makes his first appearance on the podcast to share how he successfully juggles and maintains his responsibilities as a father and husband with multiple streams of income. Listen as Bryan and Larry Kreider discuss the importance of expressing leadership through your God-given gifts, how we can love people where they currently are, and how God’s timing is the only option.

In addition to being a pastor, Bryan Stevenson is a consultant for Monarch Pathways, a teacher at New Covenant Christian School, a musician, a recognized DOVE USA fivefold minister, and more! Together, he and his wife Rachel also host a local Airbnb. The Stevensons have six children and twelve grandchildren. 

Quotable Quotes:

  • “If we’re not seeing the results, that doesn’t mean God’s not doing something.”
  • “I want to be famous in my home.”
  • “Really seek the Lord on how He’s wired you.”
  • “The Lord orders our steps.”
  • “The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation.” – Mark Twain

Highlights:

  • Psalm 139
  • Do whatever gives you life and energy.
  • Kingdom principles can be conveyed in many ways. Find whichever ways makes most sense for the environment you’re in.
  • Form a team that makes up for the areas you are lacking in. Do not aim to be perfect in all areas.
  • Set boundaries when taking time to rest.
  • Romans 12:15

Mentioned in Today’s Podcast:

For more information about Larry Kreider, his books, daily devotionals, small group resources, or other teachings, visit dcfi.org/larry-kreider.