Our Guest Minister for July 26th is Rev. John E. Simmons. John retired in February 2019 from the West Virginia Baptist Convention (ABC-USA), where he served as its Associate Executive Minister of Missions and Administration. John is married to Lisa and they have two adult children; Timothy (deceased), and Chelsea. Together they served as missionaries with the Lahu Baptist Convention in northern Thailand through International Ministries, ABC-USA.
John completed his Masters of Divinity at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also holds degrees from the University of Louisville and West Virginia State University.
On their honeymoon at the beach nearly 42 years ago, they decided that they would like to retire at the beach. They have resided in the Waterscape HOA since March 2019. Lisa and John are very active in the HB Chapel life.