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A.L. Purham, Pastor

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Location: Greenville/Spartanburg, SC
Website: http://t.co/wGEO45CJRY
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PASTOR'S PURHAM MINISTRY STATEMENT MY BIBLICAL PURPOSE: To teach and preach God’s Word in a way that the biblical application can be seen for one's life, and to constantly allow the Holy Ghost to use His willing vessel to provide inspirational and motivational messages that are Bible Based & Christ Centered. Also, to be mission minded by leading and developing faith and commitment to Christ in order to fulfill God's purpose for our lives. - 2 Timothy 2:15 2 Peter 1:2-4 LIFE-MINISTRY VALUE STATEMENTS: 1) Kingdom: I value the Kingdom building process of the church in fulfillment of the Great Commission. Matthew 28:19 2) The Church: I value the church as the place where we equip believers for the work of ministry. - Ephesian 4:12 & 2 Timothy 4:5 3) Change: I value change; spiritual growth causes constant change when a believer gets into the Word of God and allows the Word of God to get into them. - 2 Corinthians 3:18 4) Teamwork: I value team effort. (T.E.A.M. - Together everyone achieves more) People working together with one mind and a common goal equals spiritual empowerment. - 1 Corinthians 3:9 BIO I was born on July 3, 1961, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the parents of Rev. & Mrs. L. T. Purham as the oldest Son of four sisters and two brothers. Cora and Clarence Martin, here of this Little Africa area, are also my beloved siblings. I was raised in Jackson, Tennessee where I graduated from Jackson Central Merry High School in 1979. Later that year, I joined the U.S. Navy and answered the call into the ministry at Greater Little Rock M.B. Church in the city of Pensacola, Florida. Upon completion of my Navy duties, I enrolled at Lane College of Jackson, Tennessee. Upon completion of undergraduate studies at Lane College with honors, I enrolled in Phillip’s School of Theology of the Interdenominational Theological Center (I.T.C.) of Atlanta, Georgia and graduated with honors.