Sunday night we had a Q & A with some of our members in their late 80s and early 90s. You can listen to the audio here
Wilma – Before we started I noticed Ms. Wilma (who is 93) was sitting a few rows back from the front. I went over to her, put my arm around her and said, “You know Jesus taught that if you go to a banquet don’t take the seat of honor. Instead, take a seat at the back and let someone invite you up to the front. That’s what I’m doing right now.” I helped her to her seat up front. She is a sweet sister, baptized in Tamp Bay (as in the water, not the city) by Marshall Keeble in his meeting in Saint Petersburg back in the 1930s.
Floyd – A B17 pilot in WWII. He is 88 and attended our outreach class for over a year to try to keep making a difference in the lives of others.
Mildred – 94 and still drives herself to church. She is always calling people to encourage them. Until a few years ago, she was still visiting people in the hospital, driving herself there to see them. She is one of the most kind people I have ever met.
Helen is 87 and still goes to the ALF were her husband died 3 years ago to play the piano for them and spend time with the residents there. Amazing people.
All of these people are still ministering to others in their late 80s to mid 90s.