Ray Stedman

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Raymond Charles Stedman (October 5, 1917 – October 7, 1992) was an evangelical Christian pastor, and author. He was a long-time pastor of Peninsula Bible Church in Palo Alto, California, and author of several books.

Early life[edit]

Stedman worked in Montana which included being a Brahma bull rider in rodeos.

In 1946, Stedman began attending Dallas Theological Seminary, befriending Howard Hendricks, and graduating in 1950.

Before his move to the Peninsula Bible Fellowship in Palo Alto, California to provide pastoral care in 1950, Stedman worked alongside J. Vernon McGee, a preacher widely known in Evangelical circles for his radio ministry.


Peninsula Bible Fellowship became Peninsula Bible Church, with Stedman pastoring there for 40 years.

Some books by Stedman[edit]

  • Adventuring Through the Bible: A Comprehensive Guide to the Entire Bible by Ray C. Stedman and James D. Denney (Hard cover 1997 Elaine Stedman) (Paperback - Sep 1, 2005)
  • Authentic Christianity: The Classic Bestseller on Living the Life of Faith With Integrity by Ray C. Stedman (Paperback - Oct 1996)
  • Spiritual Warfare: Winning the Daily Battle With Satan by Ray C. Stedman (Paperback - Jun 1999)
  • Joy of Living Bible Studies on each of the following: Nehemiah, Job, Psalms of Faith, Prophecy in the Book of Daniel, Mark Part 1 & Part 2, Acts, Romans, Ephesians and Revelation commentary by Ray Stedman with study questions by Nancy J Collins and/or Kathy G Rowland (Spiral Bound - 2001 through 2012)
  • Body Life: The Book That Inspired a Return to the Church's Real Meaning and Mission – August 1, 1995 by Ray C. Stedman
  • The Way to Wholeness: Lessons from Leviticus by Ray C. Stedman (Paperback Jun 2005 Elaine Stedman)
  • Waiting for the Second Coming by Ray C. Stedman[1][2]


  1. ^ "Waiting for the Second Coming by Ray C. Stedman". dhponline.ca.
  2. ^ "Ray C. Stedman - Authors and Artists". dhponline.ca.

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