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October 17, 2013
By Julie Payne
Wildwood Baptist Church, Cottondale
Tuscaloosa Baptist Association
Favorite Verses: Psalm 19:14 and John 3:16
Favorite Hymn: “Amazing Grace”
Hobbies: Working in the yard and music
Family status: Widowed after 48 years of marriage to Alton (known to many as Pat)
Q: What influences in your life pointed you to Christ at the beginning of your faith journey?
A: I had an aunt and uncle (who) raised us (siblings). … They had a great influence on all of our lives — we were all … actively involved in church and became Christians at an early age.
Q: What do you get from this ministry work?
A: It’s always a blessing to do things for other people. … I ask the Lord every day to show me what He wants me to do. … I try to do what I feel that I’m led to do. It’s just a great blessing.
Q: How do family members support you?
A: They absolutely support me 100 percent. My husband always did, too. We were partners in everything that we did.
Q: How do you see yourself involved in this ministry work in the future?
A: As long as the Lord allows, I’ll continue to do what I feel He’s leading me to do. … I just want to be in His will, whatever it is.
Q: What difference has Jesus Christ made in your life?
A: He is the … total difference in everything I do. … I can’t imagine life without Christ.