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Lewis Wilson

Lewis’ Story

I was not brought up in a Christian home but was encouraged to go to Durham Road Baptist Church by a friend. This was after Horticulture College and National Service. One day whilst working as a landscape gardener I accidentally got a nail impaled in my hand – my reaction to this pain was to realise how insignificant it was compared to what Jesus suffered on the cross for my salvation. This was certainly a defining moment in accepting Jesus as Saviour.

I accidentally got a nail impaled in my hand – my reaction to this pain was to realise how insignificant it was compared to what Jesus suffered on the cross for my salvation

I began helping with Boys Brigade and after marriage to Ruth became involved with Sunday School as Superintendent and also with youth clubs and young people.

I was baptised and joined Church, later becoming a deacon and began speaking at smaller fellowships. Many years later I also became Church secretary and treasurer which Ruth and I shared together, as we have shared our lives together for over 50 years.

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