Church/Ministry: Randall Memorial Baptist Church
Randall Memorial Baptist Church
Senior Pastor since 1997
Youth Pastor, FBC of Little Falls, NY (1981-1987) Assistant Pastor, FBC of Metuchen, NJ (1987-1991) Lead Pastor, Grace Bible Church of Souderton, PA (1991-1997) Senior Pastor, Randall Memorial Baptist Church of Williamsville, NY (1997-present)
BA: Nyack College -- 1980 M. Div.: Conservative Baptist Seminary of the East -- 1990 D. Min Candidate: Denver Seminary
Wife: Dondra -- we will be married 27 years August 2008, Reading Teacher in Lockport school system. Children: James -- 23, graduated from Roberts Wesleyan College, Religion and Philosophy major, Director of LeTourneau Christian Camp in Canandaigua, NY, engaged to be married to Natalie Fletcher on October 18, 2008 Grace -- 20, a senior studying at Philadelphia Biblical University, El. Ed. & TESOL, codirects our VBS ministry Elizabeth 19 -- freshman studying and working from the home base, great actress and soccer player Joel 16 -- musician par excellence on the trombone
Soccer and Basketball And anything else with a ball! I love to read!
Books that have had an impact
The Lord of the Rings (Tolkien); Mere Christianity (Lewis); The Chronicles of Narnia (Lewis); A Severe Mercy (Vanauken); The Gospel According to Jesus (MacArthur); Sacred Sex (Gardner); Celebration of Discipline (Foster); What’s So Amazing About Grace? (Yancey)
Something funny that happened while preaching
Recently I was asking if anyone had heard from God, and a cell phone went off. I could not stop laughing!
What my parents think of my sermons
They attend my church and keep coming back. On the other hand, it might be to see the grandchildren.
What I want on my tombstone
See, I told you I was sick!