75-YEAR-OLD FORMER COP ORDAINED TO MINISTRY

By Connie Davis Bushey
News Editor, Baptist and Reflector

Following the ordination by Deanburg Baptist Church, Henderson, Tillman Mays, left, pastor, congratulates Larry Rose, newly ordained minister.

HENDERSON — Being a Marine, a cop, and then a Sheriff’s Department supervisor isn’t easy, said Larry Rose. Then there was the burden of being a Christian who felt called by God to the ministry. Thankfully, he did experience satisfaction “serving the public” and helping desperate people who truly needed help, he noted.

Should he quit to enter the ministry? he thought often over the years. Now his struggle is over. Rose, who is 75 years old, was ordained to the ministry by Deanburg Baptist Church, Henderson, on March 19.  [Read more…]

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