I'm an "average Joe" American Christian and very active in the United Methodist Church, and a US Navy Veteran who lives in the rural south.
I'm a serious student of the Bible, certified by the UMC to fill in for absent Pastors as a guest Preacher. Theologically, I would be classed by my Southern Baptist peers as "liberal mainstream". But, among my UMC peers I would be thought of as a bit conservative.
I am also my local Church's Historian and Pianist. And, I serve on our Church Council as its Secretary and on the Pastor Parish Relations Committee.
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