|Pastor’s widow Haven Bailey, surrounded by her children (clockwise from upper left) Christopher, Caitlyn, William and Dylan, found financial security with help from GuideStone Financial Resources. |
DALLAS (BP)--When Haven Bailey learned that her 34-year-old husband Tim had died while saving their son from drowning, her fears threatened to overwhelm her.
“Panic. Where am I going to live? How am I going to support the children? How am I going to do this on my own?” These were the thoughts that flooded Haven’s mind.
Almost a year later, Haven sits in the living room of the parsonage of Calvary Baptist Church in Donalds, S.C., where Tim served as pastor from February 2005 until his death on May 26 of the same year. The church has been gracious to allow Haven and the children to stay in the parsonage as long as they need to, but with the school year coming to an end, the Baileys are preparing to move to their new home in nearby Greenwood to be close to Haven’s parents. Read More