Thomas L. Craft’s Tribute to Dad

Rev. Thomas L. Craft, Bishop of the First Pentecostal Church of Jackson, Mississippi, sent me a letter expressing sorrow that circumstances had prevented him from attending my father’s funeral. Please allow me to share some excerpts from the letter…   It is understood by all that when one looks up …

Tamisha’s Remarks at her Pappaw’s Funeral

We have heard a great deal about Pappaw’s life ministry and the impact he had on lives around the world. Now, I would like to bring it close to home and speak on behalf of what Pappaw meant to me—as a granddaughter—and to our family. As a little girl, I …

Edwin E. Judd Tribute by Robert Rodenbush

Tribute by Robert Rodenbush given at my father’s funeral last week…   Brother Edwin Judd was my friend, my mentor and a true hero in Global Missions! Some gain fame in this world because of one single incident or talent. But the true heroes in this world are those who …

Tribute by Missionary Bennie DeMerchant to Dad

When my father, Edwin Judd, was a Regional Director over Latin America and the Caribbean, he and mom visited the DeMerchants in Manaus, Brazil on numerous occasions, visiting dozens of churches up and down the Amazon. I remember dad sharing with me that when Bro. DeMerchant took him flying the …