Recent Blog-News

Recent research from Barna quantifies the secularization of our nation in a valuable way. Hopefully, when Christians see the trends, there will be an increased motivation to be a part of the solution. Prepare the Way has been addressing the trends described with events like the Christian Youth Summit, Standing Firm seminars, and Navigating Public......

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As many of you know, I (Stephen) love early U.S. history. In fact, I love it so much that I felt led to risk my teaching job back in 2004 to pursue a legal case that would protect the use of primary source documents, even those that have Christian references. So when I read reports......

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Local news station, KTVZ, created a balanced and informative piece on the National Day of Prayer event held yesterday in Bend, Oregon (see video link below). Bend resident, Andrea Uckele, spearheaded this first public National Day of Prayer event in Drake Park with the help of some local pastors. Stephen Williams of Prepare the Way......

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Join with Christians across the United States of America in prayer this Thursday, May 2. Our nation has an amazing heritage of prayer and this national holiday is a reflection of that history. Click on this link for locations across America: https://nationaldayofprayer.org/ For the Bend/Redmond area consider attending a gathering at Drake park near downtown......

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If you missed our 12th annual Christian Youth Summit this past March 8-9, you can view all the sessions in the main gym below. Stephen Williams spoke on How Do You Stand Firm After This Weekend? He covered the manuscript evidence for the reliability of the Bible with personal stories about his conversion from a......

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Prepare the Way Ministries is partnering with Alliance Defending Freedom for two important events in Bend, Oregon on May 14 and 15. Click here for details of the Tuesday May 14 dessert where you’ll hear from Neville Verster, the National Director of ADF’s Ambassadors program. He’ll be discussing some important work ADF has been doing......

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Tomorrow, April 12, is the LGBTQ focused Day of Silence where students are encouraged to disrupt school classrooms across America by remaining silent. In our culture today, homosexuality, transgenderism, and sexual immorality of all kinds are celebrated like never before. The vast majority of cultural influences in the media, entertainment, technology, and business sectors are......

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Stephen had the privilege of speaking at Parkside Church in Camp Verde, Arizona this past weekend. He was the keynote speaker at their Firm Faith Conference, and was a guest preacher at their two Sunday services. This welcoming and vibrant church is located about halfway between Phoenix and Flagstaff. The church community was excited to......

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I was deeply moved and impacted by seeing the film Unplanned last weekend with my two teenage daughters. I am thankful for the leaders in the film industry who had the courage and vision to make such a powerful film. One reason that I was so impacted by the film, and desire Christians across America to see it,......

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Every year following the Christian Youth Summit, we have many conversations with youth, parents, leaders, and pastors about the topic of young people sticking with the faith. As feedback comes rolling in following the Summit, teens open up about the questions they wrestle with. They share how encouraging it is to have a venue to......

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