About Mindful Worship
The mindfulworship.com web site was started in September of 2007 by Ricky Spears. Throughout his walk with Christ over the years, Ricky had realized that the times he felt he most deeply connected with God were in those times of quiet mindful meditation on God’s word, or in quiet mindful prayer and contemplation.
With the guidance and council from his pastor, Ricky began teaching christian guided meditation to his Sunday School class. The idea of Mindful Worship was born! After much thought and prayer, Ricky decided that the best way to present these Guided Christian Meditations was through a web site where he could post them as he wrote and recorded them, but also where he could post other information about scriptural meditation.
Today, Mindful Worship is using cutting-edge technology along with solid biblical principles to deliver high-quality Christian guided meditations to people around the world.
Ricky accepted Jesus as his personal Lord and Savior in 1986. For most of his adult life he has been a children’s and adult’s Sunday school teacher. He is an ordained Southern Baptist Deacon and briefly taught at a Bible College in Zimbabwe.
He moved to Wilmington, NC in 2012 to be closer to the Carolina coast which he loved in his youth. He met his wonderful wife Denice shortly after moving and they married in 2014. They love their child-free life which allows them to travel and seek out new experiences and adventures.
Ricky has always been a creator, problem-solver, and teacher. He founded Spears Technologies, Inc. to deliver his creations and solutions to the world.
Steve spent almost ten years in the business world, most of it as a branch manager for Washington Mutual Finance, before becoming a pastor in 2001. Two years later, he received a Masters degree in Religion from Liberty University. In 2005, the Dalton family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina where they live today. He and his wife homeschool their 4 children (ages 2-15). Steve joined Mindful Worship in July 2014 where he is the head of content and technology development.