Perhaps one of the greatest tributes we can pay someone is to say that their life points toward Christ. Having just helped with a funeral for a member at Andover, I can say that this was an amazing time of recommitment for me and others. Death has a way of defining our living. It gives perspective. It aids in creating urgency that is all so important in our life. We will miss you Randy. And know that even in your death, your witness carries on in a transformative way for others.
Published by Todd Nelson
I'm one of the pastors at First United Methodist Church in Lexington, Kentucky where I've served for the past twelve years. My wife Susan and I have three children: Madelyn, Marshall and Melisa. When we aren't attending a ballet or ballgame somewhere, you can find us...oh who am I kidding... this season of life always finds us at a ballgame (Marshall and Melisa) or a ballet (somewhat less now that Madelyn is living in Anapolis, MD.). The sub-title of this blog is "Grace is no accident" which happens to be the defining reality of my life. God's grace (gift) is the reason we have breath in our lungs and hope in our hearts. View all posts by Todd Nelson