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The Burning Bush is the website of Ed Wrather
former oilfield worker, former Sr. Parole Officer, retired Pastor and Evangelist.
Celebrating 19 Years Online
since January 31, 1998 

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When you are confronted with the choice of obeying God or of obeying men - who do you obey?

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Up a Tree
Life can drive you up a tree.
Three Ways to Enlarge Your Territory.

The King of kings and the Lord of lords wants YOU to be part of His family.
Who are You Serving With Your Life?
You are not responsible for the lives of your ancestors but you are responsible for your own life.
Sometimes we just have to do something!
Why some persist in doing evil

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330 devotionals have now been added to the Index.
Devotional Topics have now been added to all of the Indexed Scriptures.
(An Ongoing Project - Construction began 03.28.16)

Here I am Lord, send me!

03.20.16 Ed resigned as pastor of Calvary Baptist Church of Cordell, Oklahoma.

08.29.15 Ed resigned as pastor of Rhea Church and began preaching at Calvary Baptist Church of Cordell, Oklahoma.
12.21.14 Rhea Church of Rhea, Oklahoma called Ed Wrather as their pastor. Although Ed has been preaching there for more than a year it was not until then that they offically called him as pastor.
Ed Wrather retired as pastor of the First Baptist Church of Sweetwater, Oklahoma as of the end of 2012. He had been the pastor there for a total of 18 1/2 years, 4 1/2 years the first pastorate and 14 years the second. Ed is hoping to have more time to write and hopes to have additional speaking opportunities as the Lord leads. 
Ed has also served as pastor of First Baptist Church, Dill City, Oklahoma and Trinity Baptist Church, Weatherford, Oklahoma.
Before the pastorate Ed Wrather was very active as a layman serving as a Deacon. He was an Oklahoma Sr. Probation and Parole Officer for eight years. Prior to his becoming a Parole Officer he operated oilfield electronic inspection units and owned and operated an oilfield inspection company until the bust came to the oilfield in 1982. 
Ed Wrather grew up on a farm in western Oklahoma where he now lives.
You can help support this ministry by using this link: www.paypal.me/EdWrather
Ed Wrather's Facebook page is at www.facebook.com/EdWratherQuotes
You can read his Burning Bush Devotional quotes there.
More Facebook groups created by Ed Wrather:
"We Want Christian Friends - If You're a Christian Add Me"
"Overcoming Addictions"
"The Burning Bush"
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 Ed's son, Clark Wrather, has been called to be the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Yukon, Oklahoma
 and began his minstry there on July 15th of 2012. Services at FBC Yukon are
televised in the Oklahoma City area on Cox Channel 125.
The email delivery of the Classic Burning Bush Devotional was initiated June 22, 2009.
Contact Ed Wrather at wrathered@gmail.com 
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