“It’s been like a 30-year honeymoon
In 2008 First Baptist Forest Park was profiled in several Index articles that reported on ministering within an ever-changing community.
“… surely I can still serve my Lord and sing praises to him until “my time has come.”
“I talked it over with God. I said I didn’t want to do it. God said I would.”
“When it’s all summed up it’s been a real delight.”
Donna Ward retires today after three decades in denominational service including 22 years at The Christian Index.
“You’d hate to have all this experience and not do something with it.”
“…my daughters shared their deep desire for Dayle and me to retire and move closer to them…”
“I thought I’d hang around for a couple of years … maybe until I turned 65.”
VALDOSTA — First Baptist Church members here recently celebrated Mac Weaver’s 46 years as minister of education. However, retirement doesn’t mean Weaver is going anywhere. In fact, he’ll soon move into another role at the church. An Alabama native, Weaver joined the church as minister of education on March 24, 1971. Previously, he’d served churches […]