"There are many others who are called into many dimensions of Christian service: missionaries, evangelists, Bible teachers, Sunday school teachers, and others; but no one touches two young hands, with God, to join them in a lifetime relationship in the way that a pastor does: No one touches the head of a tiny babe at the moment of christening to ask God to bless and sustain until that later day of accountability: No one touches the feverish hand or forehead of the hospital patient with words of hope and comfort: No one reaches forth his hand to touch the hardwood or metal beneath a floral arrangement to speak those final, earthly words - no one, in the same way as a pastor." - Joyce Proctor Beaman
About the Author
Joyce Proctor Beaman, a lifelong resident of Wilson County, was a teacher in the public schools of North Carolina for thirty-five years. Church has been a part of her life for more than twice that length of time - going back to her "baby-in-a-blanket" days. Even though she is the author of five previously published hardback books, she felt that this was a book that she just had to write: When you read this book, I believe you will understand why.