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The Rev. Ivan E. GreuterRev. Ivan Greuter is the Senior Minister at Central Baptist Church of Quincy, Illinois. A native of Nebraska, Ivan grew up on the Great Plains and received his call to the ministry at an early age. After graduating with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Ottawa University, he earned the Master of Arts in Theology and Master of Divinty degrees at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary before being ordained in 1999. He is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Ministry degree in Missional Spirituality at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, Iowa. Rexanne, his wife, and Ivan have three children – two girls and a boy - and twenty-three backyard chickens.
Monthly Archives: October 2011
Revelation 14:6-7 – “Then I saw another angel flying in midair, and he had the eternal gospel to proclaim to those who live on the earth—to every nation, tribe, language and people. 7 He said in a loud voice, “Fear … Continue reading
Numbers 6:24-26 – “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace.” Devotion: The congregation gathered … Continue reading
Ruth 1:14 – Then the three women wept aloud again. Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth clung to her. Devotion: The fall leaves crackled as the small band of mourners crushed them under their feet. It was a beautiful autumn … Continue reading
1 Kings 19:13 – When Elijah heard it [sheer silence], he wrapped his face in his mantle and went out and stood at the entrance of the cave. Devotion: My first few trips for a Day of Silence at the Kings … Continue reading
Exodus 9:16: But this is why I have let you live: to show you my power, and to make my name resound through all the earth. Devotion: God gives fair warning before destruction comes upon people, their livestock, and livelihoods. … Continue reading