Author Archives: Pastor Jim Dixon

About Pastor Jim Dixon

Jim Dixon is a husband, father, grandfather, pastor, missionary and with his wife, Marsha, an author. Jim and Marsha are founders of God's Blueprint for Marriage, a ministry based on the experiences they had during reconciliation and restoration of their tumultuous marriage that would have ended in divorce, had it not been for God's intervention. Their marriage workshop called, not surprisingly, "God's Blueprint for Marriage" shares details of their failing marriage and, more importantly, the lessons they learned during the restoration process. Their book, "God's Blueprint for Marriage", is available through their web site, www.godsblueprint.info Jim is Missions and Small Groups Pastor at their church, Word of Life Fellowship. He and Marsha have a strong ministry presence in Peru, where he is a leader in the Evangelical Church of Christ of Peru, a Peruvian denomination. And Marsha is founder of Mujeres de Valor (Women of Worth), a ministry helping women in Peru find their place in service to God. They also work with Victory Bible College-Peru and Victory Fellowship of Ministries, organizations dedicated to training and supporting pastors and church leaders in that nation. Their two sons, Michael and Jeffrey, are also in ministry, Jeffrey full time as Youth Pastor of their church. Additionally they have a number of "adopted" sons and daughters, many of whom are in ministry as well. Jim is a professional storm chaser. You can hear him during severe weather in NW Arkansas on 40/29.

Peru Missions November 17 1st Report

We are in Lima , Peru, ready to begin a series of service on marriage. Our first service is Sunday morning at Iglesia Apostolica Emmanuel, where we will be speaking for the first time, sharing principles of communication in marriage. … Continue reading

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TEN INCREDIBLE DAYS OF MINISTRY!

As the title suggests, our June missions trip was an incredible time.  Marsha and I presented material from our book, “God’s Blueprint for Marriage”, in four meetings, including a pastors conference.  It blesses us to see how our story of … Continue reading

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The Church Needs 5-Fold Ministry Leadership

The term “pastor” has, in many cases, come to mean “senior leader” of the church.  But, in reality, “pastor” is but one of the five-fold ministry gifts given to the church.  A congregation that expects their senior leader to not … Continue reading

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GOING TO PERU IN JUNE!

Marsha and I are planning our next mission trip to Peru in June.  This trip came about after I was asked if we would be willing to minister in a pastors’ conference for 200-400 pastors.  I said that would be … Continue reading

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I WAS ON HIS MIND AS HE ENTERED JERUSALEM…

I can’t even begin to imagine what must have been going through Jesus’ mind as He entered Jerusalem on that Sunday.  The people were shouting “Hosannah! Blessed is He who comes in the Name of the Lord!”  Yet, Jesus knew … Continue reading

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GOD KNOWS ME MORE THAN I CAN EVER KNOW MYSELF–AND STILL LOVES ME!

(Edited to Fit Me, From “There’s Hope for Today”, March 18, 2017) Myers-Briggs says I am an ESFJ. By temperament I am a sanguine/choleric. By culture I am Southwest. My politics are conservative. My theology is Spirit-filled Evangelical, and my … Continue reading

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What We Need is What Millenials Need, Too!

I read an article this morning on “Six Things Millenials Need From Pastors”.  The article listed The Gospel, Authenticity, Transparency, Passion, Effort and Love.  It dawned on me that Millenials need the same thing we need. People said my “Boomer” … Continue reading

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Burn the Bridges and Say “Yes!”

(The following came to me during worship at church Sunday morning.  It was for me, but I know it was for someone else as well.  Maybe it is for you!) “I’ve called you for a purpose beyond yourself.  Until you … Continue reading

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MINISTRY CALLING–WHEN IT’S JUST NOT HAPPENING

When there is a call of God on your life–and we all have a call of God on our lives–and it’s not happening the way you thought it would, or as quickly, it may mean you’re just not ready yet. … Continue reading

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Heart Attack! One Year Later…

A year ago today I was transported from the Mercy-Bella Vista ER to Mercy Medical Center, where I was immediately taken to the cath lab. Heart attack!!! Though I was in intense pain, I don’t recall having any fear. And, … Continue reading

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