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July 18, 2013
By Julie Payne
Vaughn Forest Baptist Church, Montgomery
Montgomery Baptist Association
Favorite Hymn: “When We All Get to Heaven”
Hobbies: Working with Alabama Campers on Mission; traveling
Family Status: Wife, Fran; two children, Rhonda and Chuck; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren
Q: What influences led you to Christ at the beginning of your faith journey?
A: When I was in the junior department (in my church)
in Mississippi, I felt led to walk the aisle and give my heart to Jesus.
Q: How did you and your wife get involved in COM?
A: We … were involved in a local camping club … and as we were getting ready to retire we felt we might want to travel some and do something that was worthwhile. … One of the couples in our group said, ‘You ought to try [COM].’ We … fell in love with it … and we’ve done over 100 projects since then.
Q: What do you get out of this ministry?
A: Serving the Lord. It gives you something to do — a purpose to get up every day and not just sit around.
Q: How do you see yourself involved in this ministry in the future?
A: As long as our health holds up we’re going to continue to do it.