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Gearing Up Can Be Daunting For A Layman

Friday, August 20th, 2010

My bride, Liz and I were gifted by the Lord with the blessing of serving six months as the interim pastor for Thornaby Baptist Church in North East England. The experience changed our lives.

The “Call” came at a time in our lives when we could make the move across the Atlantic and we, by affirming circumstances, knew God’s desire was for us to serve in England. For twenty years prior, both of us were involved in many different service positions for our church with being a bible study teacher the only constant. A Bible study teacher, not a preacher … meaning, no pulpit experience. Hear this, “no preaching experience.” (more…)