Zach Gryder

Zach Gryder Graham Campus Pastor

Year I joined HighRidge Staff:

Miranda (wife, married July 10, 2010)

July 2004 at Cross Camp (church camp) Corpus Cristy, TX

Bachelors Degree in Psychology from University of Louisiana Monroe; currently pursuing Master of Divinity from South Western Baptist Theological Seminary

Previous Line of Work:
Youth Minister at First Baptist Calhoun; Youth Associate for Ronnie Hill Ministries

Best Thing Someone Said to Me:
We are only promised today.

Life Motto:
Live the moment.

Two People I'd Like to Meet:
Matt Chandler and Bear Grills

My Hero:
Bear Grills

One of My Greatest Experiences with God:
The night I was called to the ministry.

Most People Don’t Know This About Me:
I'm probably the world's fastest crawfish peeler.

One of the Things I Find Most Fascinating:

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We believe the women in this house are full of purpose and gifting, and She Speaks gives the opportunity for women to step into that. Join us on May 19th for brunch, worship, teaching, and fellowship as we discover our purpose. It’s Saturday and we had a pretty good night last night. He will have a day of rest today without dialysis and we hope to get him walking some. This has been a week of ups and downs, highs and lows, battles won and yet to be won. \But our hope and strength is found in our awesome God! We will miss worshipping with our HighRidge family this weekend! Be sure to be in a service so that you can be encouraged and strengthened as you have encouraged and strengthened us! We love you!
#prayforpastorjeff #togetherwebelieve #hope #faith #love #highridge Today started very early with dialysis beginning at 6:30am. We put out a call for prayer and I want you to know that God heard our cries. Jeff’s session went better and overall he has improved some today. More activity wears him out but it’s good activity.

1. Stayed off of oxygen - big win!
2. Drainage tube removed.
3. Got to take a shower - finally,
4. Sitting in a chair today with walking as our goal tomorrow.
5. He’s been tolerating liquids and gets to move to soft solids.

Prayer concerns:
1. His blood pressure has continued to stay high and we need that to come down.
2. Pain is getting better today but we’d like it to be gone.
3. The kidneys show some signs of starting to work but nothing consistent. Keep praying for those kidneys please! 
We love what Paul wrote in Philippians 2, “So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and o Join us this weekend to hear Pastor Zach Gryder encourage us with God's Word!