The hope of Press Pause Ministries is that individuals, groups and organizations would learn to implement pause in their lives so they can experience God in a more personal and transformative way.

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Jon Byron

Jon Byron is a gifted conference and retreat speaker, singer/songwriter and spiritual director who is able to combine gentle humor, strong Biblical content and practical application into challenging messages. He served for nine years as Pastor of Spiritual Direction on the staff at Big Valley Grace Community Church in Modesto, CA. He also has ministered nationally and internationally through concerts, teaching, evangelizing, and spiritual direction. He has written and produced several recordings including his most recent, “All I Really Need.”

Services from Press Pause Ministries

Desiring to be attentive to the Holy Spirit and the needs of those to whom we minister we offer a variety of services to help encourage pressing pause.

  • Concerts
  • Bible Teaching/Preaching
  • Teaching and Leading regarding Spiritual Practices
    • Lectio Divina (the devotional reading of Scripture)
    • Solitude and Silence
    • Spiritual Direction (the invitation to a relationship of co-listening for Spirit-led guidance)
    • Experiential Devotions
  • Spiritual Writing
  • Leading Day and Weekend Retreats

What People Are Saying

“As a singer/songwriter, Jon uniquely combines passionate vocals with storytelling and well crafted arrangements. As a speaker, Jon has helped me further deepen my desire to listen to the Holy Spirit speak into my life and how to apply this in my daily walk with Jesus. Few individuals have impacted my life more than Jon Byron!”
Scott Butler Pastor of Worship Big Valley Grace Community Church


Then Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, “This is what the Lord God Almighty, the God of Israel, says: ‘If you surrender to the officers of the king of Babylon, your life will be spared and this city will not be burned down; you and your family will live. Jeremiah 38:17 23 Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. Luke 9:23 When I was 11 years old I attended a church summer camp for a week in the San Bernardino mountains of Southern California. I remember daily various outdoor games we played and being divided up into teams that competed throughout the week. Specifically I ...

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Tools for Life & Ministry

Devotionals for Individuals & Groups

Lectio Divina

Visio Divina Ideas
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October 9-11, 2015, San Clemente Presbyterian Church Men’s Retreat, Fallbrook, CA

October 28-30, 2015, Evangelical Presbyterian Pastors Regional Denominational Retreat, Kansas, MO


November 7, 2015, Press Pause Ministries “Be Still” day retreat, Christ the King Retreat Center, Citrus Heights, CA

November 10-13, 2015, The Journey Retreat, Mount Hermon Christian Conference Center, Mount Hermon, CA

November 13-15, 2015, Press Pause Men’s Retreat, Mount Hermon Christian Conference Center, Mount Hermon, CA


Send a check payable to Jon Byron for the price of the CD plus $2 shipping and handling. Please mail your check to: Jon Byron, 4413 Touraine Parc Lane, Modesto, CA 95356. Or you can order at or Itunes.

Contact Us

For more information about Press Pause, or Jon Byron, you may contact us at 209-556-7389, or please contact using the form below:

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