Whether at his dental office in Birmingham or on the missions field in Peru, 2015 Outstanding Alabama Baptist State Missions Volunteer William “Bill” Powell seeks to spread the gospel and improve the lives of others one smile at a time.
‘A way of life’
“For Bill missions is not just a trip you take once or twice a year. It is a way of life,” said Phil Boyles, pastor of the Midtown Campus of 3Circle Church, Mobile.
Boyles first met Powell as a college student in the early 1980s. Boyles was a student in Powell’s Sunday School class at Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Vestavia Hills, when Powell took his first missions trip in 1981. The trip was into the mountains of Mexico during a year of increased rebel activity in the area. (continued…)
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