By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
CROSSVILLE — While many current members of Tennessee Woman’s Missionary Union grew up in churches that provided missions education for children, that was not the case for Yolanda Heuser of Crossville, the 31st president of Tennessee WMU.
Heuser grew up in another denomination. “While I did not grow up in missions education, quite the opposite, I do believe that my childhood did play a big part in my strong draw to missions; in that I want everyone to know it is about Jesus. (It’s) not about us and what we think or have been taught we have to offer,” she said.
Heuser shared that as an adult she realized “that it wasn’t what I could do or how I could earn my way to heaven, but was about what He did on the cross and that grace was what I needed. It was then that I accepted Jesus as my personal Lord and Savior. [Read more…]