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Steve Marshall
Works at Crescenta United Methodist Church
Attended Union College Barbourville, KY: Boston University School of Theology, Azusa Pacific Univ.
Lives in La Verne
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Writing, typewriters, journals, computers, does the writing we do count, does it matter, does it make a difference? I believe we, each of us have the gift of contributing to the world, and if we withhold our contribution, wha...
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Thanks Leroy, you wrote wise words! Courage, I am finding there seems to be more fear than Courage in the world.
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Hope this helps with your reflections on the year and what to aim for in 2015
Sermon for 12-28-14      To Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church               Text: Isaiah 61:10-11 I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my whole being shall exult in my God; 2014 is about to end. For me, this year held s...
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What we think is ours is really not. I have trouble sometimes with giving away my love and blessing to others. For example, when I meet someone new for the first time, I tend to be careful about letting down my guard, of full...
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Kindness
J.M. Barrie in the book, "The Little White Bird" writes "Shall we make a new rule of life...always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary". I read this in another book called "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio. It is a book about many things, but this quote h...
J.M. Barrie in the book, "The Little White Bird" writes "Shall we make a new rule of life...always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary". I read this in another book called "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio. It is a book abo...
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Sunday in church we worshiped using the passage from Matthew 16:21-28. I preached about how important our work is in building the beloved community of God. Much to my surprise I was saying how it is by seeing our work as sacr...
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On the issue of human sexuality, we are a society that is very often divided. In the midst of this division, how we think about our sexuality is changing. The standard descriptions are being blurred, gay, straight, bisexualit...
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Does our writing matter?
Writing, typewriters, journals, computers, does the writing we do count, does it matter, does it make a difference? I believe we, each of us have the gift of contributing to the world, and if we withhold our contribution, what ever that may be, means the wo...
Writing, typewriters, journals, computers, does the writing we do count, does it matter, does it make a difference? I believe we, each of us have the gift of contributing to the world, and if we withhold our contribution, wha...
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Sermon for 12-28-14      To Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church               Text: Isaiah 61:10-11 I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my whole being shall exult in my God; 2014 is about to end. For me, this year held so many important events, and exp...
Sermon for 12-28-14      To Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church               Text: Isaiah 61:10-11 I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my whole being shall exult in my God; 2014 is about to end. For me, this year held s...
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Fears and Halloween
What we think is ours is really not. I have trouble sometimes with giving away my love and blessing to others. For example, when I meet someone new for the first time, I tend to be careful about letting down my guard, of fully being present with that person...
What we think is ours is really not. I have trouble sometimes with giving away my love and blessing to others. For example, when I meet someone new for the first time, I tend to be careful about letting down my guard, of full...
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Sunday in church we worshiped using the passage from Matthew 16:21-28. I preached about how important our work is in building the beloved community of God. Much to my surprise I was saying how it is by seeing our work as sacr...
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“Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you, revile you, and defame you on account of the Son of Man." Luke 6:22 I recently went to a wedding of two friends of mine who happen to be both women. Their serv...
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Occupation
Ordained Minister serving the local church
Skills
Preaching, Counseling
Employment
  • Crescenta United Methodist Church
    Ordained Minister serving the local church, 2013 - present
    Senior Pastor
  • United Methodist Church
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
La Verne
Previously
Chicopee Massachusetts - Massachusetts, Kentucky, California
Story
Introduction
I am the father of two young adult women, and married to a woman who is also a clergy person serving a church. I love to be creative in my life, and am so thankful to live in Southern California.
Education
  • Union College Barbourville, KY: Boston University School of Theology, Azusa Pacific Univ.
    Religion and Philosophy, 1976 - 1980
  • Boston University School of Theology
    MDIV, 1980 - 1983
  • Azusa Pacific University
    Masters in Education in Clinical Psychology, 2000 - 2004
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Male