Mike Ray

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Senior Pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church

Mike Ray has served as the pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church in Napa, California, for the last twenty-two years. Prior to that, he was a youth pastor for seven years in Louisiana. Mike and his wife Verna have five children.

Articles by Mike Ray

7 Tips for Speaking to Children

Ideas to Keep Children Engaged in a Lesson

9 Thoughts about Preaching on Big Days

Using Big Days Effectively

5 Leadership Lessons from the Life of Jesus

5 Traits We Should Emulate from the Life of Christ

5 Tips for Keeping a Positive Spirit

Be a Positive Influence

The Preacher and Soulwinning

3 Motivators to Go Soulwinning

The Preacher and Prayer

Prayer Must Be a Priority

The Encouragement of Jesus

Discouragement Is One of Satan’s Favorite Tools