Renard Anthony - Deacon
Ministry: Youth in Action
How were you introduced to the Church of Christ?
Growing up in a Baptist household in Detroit, Michigan, I consider myself a “late bloomer”. I was introduced to the Church of Christ by my cousin at around 13 years old. I considered the Church different and educational, but stayed true to my Baptist family tradition. Fast forward 25 years; following a discussion with Orpheus, regarding baptism in the Church versus the Baptist religion, I obeyed the gospel and was baptized.
My desire to serve God’s people and promote his plan continued to grow as my knowledge of his word grew, and I began to assist on multiple ministries and programs. So when I was “tapped”, I felt honored to be considered to function in the capacity of deacon.
My Favorite Scripture:
The scriptures which I lean on for comfort and a level of peace are Matthew 11:28-30 and James 1:12. The love of God resonates for me in these verses.
Renard worships with his wife Cheryl and they have two children.
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