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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.
Tag Archives: Creation
Psalm 139:13-18 – “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” Devotion: The graduate students … 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
Psalm 33:6: “By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and all their host by the breath of his mouth.” Devotion: God needed nothing (nilio) to form creation. No Babylonian goddess to tear asunder. No Greek gods to … Continue reading
Genesis 1:26: “Then God said, “Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness” Devotion: There was no pattern, model, or example for creating humans except one: God’s self. Having created the hosts of heaven, vegetation, animals, and … Continue reading