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

9 Scheduling Tips for Youth Workers

Making Sure the Important Things Get Done

Why You Need Time Alone with God

The Alone Time of Jesus

Casting a Shadow

5 Ways You Influence Others

Get Them Lost

Recognition of Sin Must Precede Salvation

Honor the Athlete Day

How to Reach Your Local Public School Teams

Cast Out the Scorner

How to Deal with a Scorner in the Youth Group

8 Ways to Minister in Public School

Serving in the Public School Mission Field

Teach the Teachable

Disciples Are Made from Those Who Want to Follow

Finding Teens During Soulwinning

Seeing People Saved Is Essential in Keeping Teens Faithful to Soulwinning

Quieting Troublemakers & Minimizing Distractions

What to Do When Someone or Something Distracts from the Message