The subject that is not really that forbidden to me is the death of my grandfather. I, along with countless other people, loved my grandfather very much. He was a great man and always very joyful. I could always tell there was something different about him more than any other man that I knew. His death only happened about three months ago. I am not uncomfortable talking about it, but it is a very emotional subject. This is also true for my whole family. My grandfather died on August 4, 2013. My family was on the way home from the beach when we got word that he had had a stroke. He lived through the night but died the next morning at 10:12 am. My grandfather was the pastor at my church for almost 20 years. He basically started my church. Today, I am going to interview my mother and get her thoughts on this subject.
Q: So how did Papaw impact your life when he was there on earth with us?
A: Not only did he exemplify a life of selflessness, he lived out his faith in Christ. As I watched his life over the last 35 years, I saw how he loved people and considered others before himself. He showed me what it was to be a true follower of Jesus Christ. Not a day goes by that
A: Naturally, I was very sad at his passing and miss him every day. However, I know that he is in heaven with Christ and those who have
A: His death reminds me that I should live every day as if it was my last. This means loving and caring for people and sharing Jesus with
A: Because of how he loved people, people loved him. Our family has had so many people share with us how he ministered to them in
A: I’m sure he had people who disagreed with him through the years as a pastor, but even those people still loved and respected him.
Q: When you think of what great things Jimmy Dean has done, what is the first thing that comes to mind?
A: He was my pastor for 25 years and baptized me when I was 10 years old. He also baptized all four of my children.
Q:What is your most memorable story that you have about Bro. Jimmy Dean?
A: When I was a teenager, I was at their house visiting with them while they were getting ready to leave for a trip. I was with my