Stan Gale

Stanley D. Gale (MDiv Westminster, DMin Covenant) has pastored churches in Maryland and Pennsylvania for over 30 years. He is the author of several books, including A Vine-Ripened Life: Spiritual Fruitfulness through Abiding in Christ and The Christian’s Creed: Embracing the Apostolic Faith. He has been married to his wife, Linda, since 1975. They have four children and nine grandchildren. He lives in West Chester, Pa.
Books by Stan Gale

Love is...

October 16, 2020

Love is a birthmark of the believer and a trademark of the Christian in relating to God and neighbor.

Leading with Love

October 09, 2020

In the curriculum of Christian discipleship love belongs to the rudiments of elementary school and to the coursework of graduate study.  

Fruit versus Deeds

October 02, 2020

Why "fruit" of the Spirit but "works" of the flesh?

Caretakers of the Vine

September 25, 2020

How does God accomplish taking away and pruning?

Pruning for Fruitfulness

September 18, 2020

We rest in Christ through relying on the Spirit.

Tending the Vine

September 11, 2020

Our Lord explains that the Father tends the vine in two ways (John 15:2). He “takes away” and He “prunes.”

Abiding in Christ

September 04, 2020

The essential skill of discipleship is learning to abide in Christ.

A Garden of Grace

August 28, 2020

Those who have union with Christ will exhibit the fullness of His character.

A Fruitful Life

August 21, 2020

Jesus emphasizes three characteristics of the fruit associated with life in Him.

Ripening on the Vine

August 14, 2020

We can only ripen on the Vine. We cannot grow and bear fruit apart from all it means to abide in Jesus Christ.

This 7-part series explores John’s Gospel descriptors of Jesus as the Word, the Lamb of God, the Bread of life, the Light of the world, the good Shepherd, the Resurrection and the Life, and the true Vine. 

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