Rod with Ray Stedman & his associate pastor Ron Ritchie
Palo Alto, California 1982
In the early 1970s, I heard of a visit to Adelaide by Pastor Ray Stedman from Palo Alto in California. He had recently written a book called Body Life, described as “the ground breaking book that inspired a return to the principles of the New Testament Church.” I was hungry for reality and went to hear him speak and came away deeply stirred as he spoke of his journey to restore the church’s real meaning and mission.
I was not disappointed. So much so that I went back to the church where I was worshipping and …