|Replacements of love|
Bricklayer Robert Washington, left, shows pastor John Temple of First Baptist Church in Madison, Miss., tools purchased by the congregation and its deacon-led ministries. The tools replaced those he lost when his truck was stolen.
MADISON, Miss. (BP)--In October, Robert Washington’s life changed in ways he never expected. The bricklayer’s truck, along with all of his tools, was stolen, leaving him without a vehicle and the tools necessary to do his work. His insurance covered the cost of his truck, but not the tools.
He went to John Temple, pastor of First Baptist Church in Madison, Miss., for help. “He came to me in private and asked for prayer,” Temple said. “I asked him if I could share it in church the next day. All I did was ask for prayer.” Read More