I was a bus kid! My family never attended church but I began riding the bus. Gave my life to Jesus that very first Sunday! That was in 1987! Fast forward to now… I am married to a Pastor and ministry is our life! Of course we are involved in bus ministry to this day!
The bus ministry is one of the most rewarding ministries that a church can have; it teaches many different lessons to the bus worker as well as the bus kids. The bus route has increased my faith in God. One of my bus kids was convinced his dad was going to come to church. His dad had always gave me […]
What a surprise! Bobby (Sylvester) Roberson and his wife came through Chesterton, Indiana unexpectedly. Bobby was saved at Fairhaven Baptist Church in 1980. His wife, who has never visited here, said that he’s always talking about Fairhaven, Fairhaven, Fairhaven! Bill Smith was his children’s bus captain. He said he used to close the blinds when he saw him coming because he […]
An Amazing Story of Salvation! The Mwales live in Lusaka, Zambia. Joe is 76 years old (which is quite old for a Zambian). They came to the States to visit some of their children who live in the Chicagoland area. Their daughter helped them get an apartment in Valparaiso, Indiana, for their stay. Marvin Miller and his wife, workers on […]
Dave and Carmen Moore —In 1971 when a bus ministry was just beginning, Dixie Gray, a first time bus workers knocked on the door of Dave and Carmen Moore in the little town of South Pekin. Dave Moore was a jazz trumpeter in a dance band that played in area night clubs. The Moores had five little children at that […]
Bill and Viola Genung—Several years ago Phil Tharp, a bus worker was calling in the little community of North Pekin. As he went down Sunset Street he met a short little boy on the curb. His name was Billy Genung. At the time there was some sort of bus route promotion going on. When Brother Phil told little Billy about […]
Howard and Delina Sly—In the early spring of 1975 Oscar Meyer, a fine bus workers was making contacts on South Eleventh Street in Pekin. He came across a little girl by the name of Leslie Sly. He talked to Leslie’s mother and asked her if she could ride his bus, #21, to Sunday school that Sunday. Delina, her mother, consented […]