Never Too Old: How to Follow Jesus Across America

Episode 222 - Gordy Entzminger
In this special episode, Bryan’s dad, Gordon Entzminger, joins in to talk about his involvement with US MAPS. This organization, run through Assemblies of God, partners with churches across the US to complete construction and evangelism projects. Gordon and his wife participate in this ministry while also working part time. One noticeable part about Gordon is his strong relationship with the Lord. He talks about God’s faithfulness in his life, habits for spiritual growth, and how to walk in obedience. Also, he’s a reminder that a person is never too old to participate in ministry.

What we talked about

  • 00:27 – Episode summary
  • 01:47 – Introduction
  • 02:21 – The eternal impact of ministry
God says He would reside in our hearts when we prepare a place for Him. - Gordy Entzminger Click To Tweet
  • 03:15 – What is the common thread?
  • 03:56 – Signs of faithfulness
  • 04:30 – Did you expect to be in ministry?
  • 05:30 – Would you change your story?
  • 05:49 – Seeing God’s provision throughout life
  • 06:50 – Daily practices of faith
  • 07:54 – What has God shown you this year?
  • 08:25 – Bringing light to the path ahead
  • 09:20 – The catalyst towards ministry
  • 10:44 – Learning to depend on others
  • 11:25 – What is US MAPS?
  • 12:33 – A growth in perspective
  • 12:51 – Requirements of ministry
  • 13:45 – Maintaining focus on ministry
  • 14:12 – The challenges of Kingdom work
  • 15:03 – Making priorities
  • 15:30 – What makes it worth it?
  • 16:01 – Bearing fruit through the work
  • 17:13 – Doing what matters
God says He would reside in our hearts when we prepare a place for Him. - Gordy Entzminger Click To Tweet
  • 17:59 – Not for you to know
  • 18:57 – For those close to retirement
  • 19:52 – Financial suggestions
  • 21:29 – Book suggestions
  • 22:05 – How can we pray for you?
  • 22:39 – Ways to connect with you
  • 23:05 – Closing remarks

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Episode Credits

  • Recording and Editing: Bryan Entzminger at
  • Time Stamps, Summary, and Show Notes: Gabby Oechsle


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