Communicating good news utilizing social media. Seasoned by 46 years of ministry in every conceivable venue. Author of For Those in Dry Places, The End From the Beginning, and eDevotional. Lives in Helena, AL.
Bill Phares, D.Min.
Dr. Bill Phares is an ordained minister and is the founder and international director of Stir the Fire Ministry. He has preached and taught as an evangelist for fourteen years in over twenty countries, with a focus on Zambia and Poland. His twenty-eight years of pastoral ministry has equipped him to minister to "hurting" pastors and to bring renewal to thirsty congregations. He has a Master of Divinity degree from Emory University and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Columbia Theological Seminary.
KEY SEASONAL EVENTS
- Vietnam January 1970 - January 1971
- Call to proclaim the Gospel April 1973
- Ministry staff at Bayshore United Methodist Church, Tampa, FL June 1975 - January 1977
- Living Sound International Evangelist Eastern Europe and UK March 1980 - March 1982
- Conference Evangelist, North Alabama Conference UMC, June 1998 - June 2002
- Ministry in Uganda, Zambia, United Kingdom, Mexico June 1998 - June 2002
- Hospice Chaplain Ministry January 2007 - March 2010 and June 2015 - May 2017
- Official Retirement from institutional ministry May 2017
- Renewed call to Europe as a missionary evangelist November 12, 2017