Guyer sees God redirect him and bless him and his church in building project
By Connie Davis Bushey
News Editor, Baptist and Reflector
SAVANNAH — Just three years ago Allen Guyer was serving as minister of music of Riverview Baptist Church here, a growing church plant he helped start in 2009.
Everything was going well in his life. Riverview had bought a storefront building and was beginning to fill it. One Sunday Guyer substituted for the pastor, preaching the morning sermon in addition to leading worship. That was something he had done “many, many times” over his 25 years of ministry, he said.
But he felt differently as he preached that Sunday and even when he returned home. In fact, he said something to Kristy, his wife, about it, adding that “Surely God’s not calling me to preach.” But he didn’t say anything about it to anyone else.
Several weeks later, he met Jerry Spencer, long-time evangelist and former pastor in West Tennessee who is his mentor. Spencer and Guyer were in Cookeville to lead a revival together. [Read more…]