|Ministry in the Extreme|
Randall Easter "gets air" as he practices for an upcoming Motocross competition. "I ride because I like to ride," the pastor says, "but we're able to do ministry while we're there." Photo by Richard McCormack
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--Members of this church wouldn't be surprised to find their pastor looking a little beaten up as he steps into the pulpit on Sunday mornings. And they wouldn't be surprised to look around and see a few fellow members with similar wounds.
Randall Easter, center, a pastor and dirt-bike racer, assists a paramedic treating a 14-year-old boy who fell and then was run over by two competitors.Photo by Richard McCormack
Randall Easter, of First Baptist Church of Briar in Azle, Texas, has been a pastor -- and dirt-bike racing enthusiast -- for the past two years. Easter and his family have turned nights at the races into a family fun and ministry event.
"I ride because I like to ride, but we're able to do ministry while we're there," said Easter, a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. Read More