Grateful Shepherd Ministries; President
Dennis Keating is the President of Grateful Shepherd Ministries that’s dedicated to teaching, mentoring, leading and preaching so that individual believers and church congregations can thrive.
Prior to starting that role, Dennis served 40 years on the Pastoral Staff at Emmanuel Faith Community Church in Escondido, CA; 26 years as Senior Pastor. Over that period, he preached through most of the Bible, led the training of a large and diversified staff, oversaw the planting of 4 churches and spoken at Pastors and Family conferences locally and internationally.
Dennis and Marsha have been married for 41 years and have three married children and seven grandkids that have become a major focus of their lives. They don’t “babysit” but “grandparent” their “gang of seven”, having lots of fun while striving to model Christlike love, listen attentively and creatively fulfill the biblical directives to impart godly wisdom and shape godly character in the future generations of their family.
“Aging Gracefully” (P)
“The Biblical Role of Grandparenting” (P&T)
“Send Clean Water Downstream” (P)
San Diego International (SAN)
Emmanuel Faith Community Church
Preaching topic (appropriate for pulpit supply),
Teaching topic (appropriate for adult classes, small groups, conference breakouts, etc.,
Seminar (more than a one-session engagement; our Grandparenting Matters Seminar, for example)