Food For Thought 2/01/2023

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Criswell Returns 30-Year Salary

W. A. Criswell, pastor of the 18,000-member First Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas, gave back to the church $600,000, his salary accumulated over the past 30 years. Dr. Criswell told his congregation that when he entered the ministry he decided to invest part of his income wisely so that he could better serve them, and that now he is financially secure, he can return the money. He said he wants to be able to face God knowing that he gave all of his work freely. The gift he reported would not jeopardize his family.
~ Courtesy of Pastor’s Manual

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About Roland Ledoux

Pastor of Oasis Bible Ministry, an outreach ministry of teaching, encouragement and intercessory prayer from the Holy Bible, the written Word of God and author of the ministry website, For The Love of God. He lives in Delta, Colorado with his beautiful wife of 50+ years and a beautiful yellow lab whom they affectionately call Bella.
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