Linda Tate, Library Ministry Director
Birthday: September 12
Originally from: Tampa, Florida
Education background: Graduated from Chamberlain High School. Received my training in library work in Tampa from Lake Carroll Baptist Church, Florida Baptist Convention, Hillsborough County Baptist Association and in Tennessee at Hamilton County Baptist Association and Lifeway
Ministry background: I served on the library ministry staff as a volunteer at Lake Carroll Baptist Church for 7 years. I served as Library Ministry Director at First Baptist Church in Whitwell for two years. I have served as Library Ministry Director at RBBC for 22 years
I began serving at RBBC: May 1990
My husband: Clark Tate
My daughter: Audra Tate
My role at RBBC: Library Ministry Director
Personal Story: : I was raised in a Christian home and realized my need for Jesus as my personal Savior when I was 11 years old. After accepting Christ, I was baptized and have been walking with the Lord for many years. Christ has been a constant in my life through all of life’s ups and downs, always walking beside me and guiding me. I am so grateful to Him for His great love for me and I want to show Him my love by being obedient and serving Him to the best of my ability.
Favorite book of the Bible: Genesis
Books that have impacted my walk with Jesus: The Bible, John MacArthur’s book, The Ultimate Priority & many others
Most fulfilling part of my ministry: Providing spiritually enriching resources for those who are seeking Christ and who desire to have a closer walk with Him.
Spiritual gifts: The gift of discernment
How can you pray for me? Please pray that I will always look to God for guidance in following His will for my life and that I will always be conscience of and repentant of sin in my life. Pray that people would see Christ in me and that I might be a blessing to others.