“Homeless” Pastor Jeremiah Steepek Teaches His New Congregation A Lesson In Being Christians

I have experience very similar behaviour and I never acted homeless. I would agree that we really need to understand what love is and employ that love even to those that we do not know.


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” Pastor Jeremiah Steepek (pictured below) transformed himself into a homeless person and went to the 10,000 member church that he was to be introduced as the head pastor at that morning. He walked around his soon to be church for 30 minutes while it was filling with people for service….only 3 people out of the 7-10,000 people said hello to him. He asked people for change to buy food….NO ONE in the church gave him change. He went into the sanctuary to sit down in the front of the church and was asked by the ushers if he would please sit n the back. He greeted people to be greeted back with stares and dirty looks, with people looking down on him and judging him.

  As he sat in the back of the church, he listened to the church announcements and such. When all that was…

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8 thoughts on ““Homeless” Pastor Jeremiah Steepek Teaches His New Congregation A Lesson In Being Christians

  1. Nathan

    The Steepek story is false. Valuable lesson, sure, but untrue. The picture that usually accompanies this urban legend was stolen from a photographer in England, Brad Gerrard. http://www.flickr.com/photos/bradgerrard/6181194702/
    The unfortunate thing is that spreading lies like this weakens the witness of those who mean well. I’d encourage people to live this story, but not to lie or steal in encouraging others to do so.


  2. Preacher Carter , just so you know. I’ve been made aware that the alleged picture is from flickr of a real homeless man in England . I do not know if the story itself is true or not . If you have sny way to confirm it’s verasity please let me know . True or not it is wonderful storytelling but we at youviewed endeavor to desl in facts whenever possible . Thankd again . johngalt


  3. Wade Johnson

    this is an urban legend, been around for more than 10 years. Nice lesson but can it really be, when it’s made up and passed off as an actual truth? I don’t think so. There is no Pastor Steepek.


  4. bud Walterhouse

    Not a true story. Find out where he is a pastor. The only place you will find Pastor Jeremiah Steepek is in regards to this story.


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