How does a joy filled marriage impact ministry? What does a good partnership look like in ministry? Monday we’ll get the answer to both those questions as we visit with Ray Rhodes Jr. about the life of Susie Spurgeon. Although Susie served mostly in the background, their gospel ministry was very much a partnership with Charles encouraging Susie to use her gifts for Kingdom work.
How can you make your church a safer place almost overnight basically for free? We will talk with Church Security expert Bill Worth Monday who will share practical steps that every church can take right now that will make your church more secure.
Ray Rhodes, Jr. serves as founding pastor of Grace Community Church of Dawsonville, GA, and as president of Nourished in the Word Ministries. He has served four congregations over three decades of pastoral ministry and for fifteen years, he has led Nourished in the Word. Ray has published several books and holds theological degrees from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (D.Min.). He is married to Lori and they are blessed with six daughters and four grandchildren. Ray has long been a Spurgeon enthusiast, and his doctoral thesis focused on the marriage and spirituality of Charles and Susannah Spurgeon.
Bill Worth is a nationally recognized expert in church security. His company safechurchtraining.com, a division of Countermeasure Consulting, has resources and training available to help churches become safer without building walls. At his home church, in the Chicago area, Bill leads a dedicated security team who serve to protect the flock.
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