Finding an answer to the call to ministry
by Terry Goodrich on September 11, 2017 in faith
By Terry GoodrichAssistant Director of Media Communications, Baylor University
Richard Baggett and his wife, Miwes, were on an RV vacation in summer 2016, standing on Deception Pass Bridge in Washington and marveling at the view. Then Baggett’s phone rang.
The caller, a supervisor with Christian Resort Ministries International, wondered whether Baggett would be willing to tackle a start-up ministry for an RV park in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, where “snowbirds” from northern states seek warmer climates in winter.
The year before, at age 70, Baggett had completed a two-year ministry certificate program at Baylor’s George...