In this autobiography of a Christian minister, Fred R. Zimmerman tells the story of his life on the stage of world events that affected him either directly or indirectly. Born to be a minister, he first became aware of his calling early on in his boyhood. Orphaned at eighteen months during the flu pandemic of 1918a19, he was fortunate enough to be adopted by a childless couple. In their capacity as committed church-going Christians, he was wisely nurtured in his mission to become a minister. During his college and seminary years, crises accompanying this destiny began to arise. As his ministry developed through the years, destiny and decision became the yoke (Matthew 11:27a30) under which he exercised the burden of being a pastor. This is therefore a story not primarily of a person but of a God-appointed ministry.I had prevailed in Sandusky by standing fast on my personal integrity and the responsibility of the Church to her calling. ... at my installation service in Sandusky and whom I had not seen in those ten years, became the pastor of St. Johna#39;s UCCanbsp;...
|Title||:||Destiny and Decision|
|Author||:||Fred R. Zimmerman|
|Publisher||:||Hamilton Books - 2013-08-06|