Linda Tate

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.