Steve’s Writings

A Nice Discovery

May 3, 2011

It’s always nice to walk into the Ancora Bookstore at the Vatican and find your book for sale there. It is humbling and gratifying. Just signed a contract with Ignatius Press for my manuscript on Genesis. Another two books also in the pipeline. Blessed be God forever.

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Four Last Things in a Terrifying Story

February 20, 2011

Watch my YouTube Video: Going to Hell *************** The Last Nightmare A Short and Terrifying Story by Steve Ray Everything went blank for a moment, but that moment seemed like eternity. He felt a motion, not with wind and breeze, but a motion none the less. He was traveling, moving, floating, transcending-he wasn’t really sure. […]

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Steve’s “Sometimes” Newsletter

January 3, 2011

I try to publish an e-mail newsletter 3 or 4 times a year. Want to sign up for the e-mail newsletter? Or, see the first two newsletters? Just click here.

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Questions for “Bible Christians”

July 10, 2010

A while ago I put together a list of over 35 questions for “Bible Christians” who reject the Catholic Church but believe in sola Scriptura — the Bible Alone. This issue is the Achilles Heel of the Bible Only Protestant tradition. By the way, the early Church had not such tradition. This novel idea only […]

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Just Finished 1 & 2 Corinthians – 275 pages!

April 1, 2010

After months of work I have just finished my commentary on 1 & 2 Corinthians for I am ecstatic! I enjoyed it thoroughly and learned a lot. I am glad it is done now since I leave for Israel on Saturday and can go without pressure. The night Jesus was put in prison over […]

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Busy at Home this Week

February 16, 2010

Home 4 days to work non-stop on writing CSS commentary on 1& 2 Corinthians. Check out Catholic Scripture Study CSS at Pray I get a lot done!

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Another Evangelical Convert to the Catholic Church

January 12, 2010

From Francis Beckwith’s Blog “Return to Rome.” Joshua Betancourt is the co-author of the book with Geisler, Is Rome the True Church?, which came out just last year! The book attempts to debunk the Catholic Church. (I was interested to find out the book frequently quotes me and attempts to argue (poorly) against my book […]

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Crossing the Tiber – EWTN Bookmarks Interview

October 17, 2009

To listen to the EWTN Bookmarks interview on Crossing the Tiber with Steve Ray and Doug Keck, click here. This book details the conversion process of Steve and Janet Ray. This book was originally written as a letter to Steve’s Baptist parents to explain to them why he was doing such “a crazy thing” — converting […]

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My book UPON THIS ROCK now an E-Book

July 17, 2009

I was happy to see that my book Upon this Rock: Peter and the Primacy of Rome in Scripture and the Early Church is now being sold as an e-book through Ignatius Press. It is also sold at a big discount because it doesn’t have to be published with paper and ink. I think I […]

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Locking myself away

July 6, 2009

I am under pressure to finish the CSS Bible Study course on 1 and 2 Corinthians. I told Gail I’d have it done this summer. I am in the middle of chapter 1 and will be locking myself away a good part of the summer to get it done. Janet is the jailer with the […]

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Sign of the Cross

April 13, 2009

This study was originally a part of a letter written to an “ecumenically-sensitive” Catholic who was part of a group that abandoned certain Catholic distinctives (such as crossing themselves, displaying the crucifix, venerating the Blessed Virgin, etc.) in an effort to “not offend the Protestant brethren”. The end result was an emasculated Catholicism, a group […]

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Was Jesus Really in the Tomb 3 Days & Nights

April 7, 2009

Was Jesus REALLY in the Tomb 3 Days & 3 Nights? Skeptics claim to have discovered an error in the New Testament —claiming Jesus was not in the tomb for three full 24-hour periods like he prophesied. He was buried Friday afternoon and rose early Sunday morning.being only one full day and two nights. Has […]

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Steve’s New Brochure; Look OK?

February 13, 2009

It is a large file, but let me know if it looks OK. We wanted to get all our info into one comprehensive brochure. My son Jesse created it. Thanks Jesse!

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Check Out the Front Page of NCR

July 21, 2008

National Catholic Register put a picture of me coming down the Wall of Damascus in a basket on the cover of this week’s issue. I recently gave an interview with Tim Drake, the senior writer, and they published the article with pictures. The title is AUTHOR FOLLOWED PAUL’S FOOTSTEPS … LITERALLY.

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Catholic Scripture Study in your Area

June 15, 2008

Want to join a great Catholic Bible Study? You can visit to find a group in your area. With over 10,000 members now using this program you are sure to find a study near you. If not, you can start you own with the easy-to-start Bible Study program in your home or parish. One lady said, […]

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Almost done with Genesis

May 30, 2008

I have been in semi-seclusion for the last month and it has paid off. I have finished 26 out of 28 Lessons on Genesis and I am half dne with the 27th. Genesis is more fascinating than I realized. It is one thing to read it and quite another to dig deep and see how […]

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