By Shawn Hendricks
Contributing writer, B&R
SPRING HILL — After Pastor Jay Strother announced to the congregation at The Church at Station Hill his challenge for them to read the entire Bible through in one year, Helen Tyler wanted to be the first to “sign up.”
The 99-year-“young” woman, also known as “Miss Helen,” told Pastor Strother at the Spring Hill, campus of Brentwood Baptist Church it would be her 61st time to study through the Bible in a year. He also learned she’d be turning 100 in March.
Strother recalled her telling him, “I’ve been through the Bible 60 times and I might as well make it 61.” After announcing “The Whole Church in the Whole Word” challenge, Strother later followed up with Miss Helen for an “extended conversation” on the phone about her love for God’s Word. [Read more…]