Doug Vance said every time he stands in someone’s yard with a chainsaw, the person talks about how amazing it is that someone would come all the way there to help them.
And every time, Vance — leader of the Cahaba Baptist Association disaster relief team — tells them that’s not the amazing thing.
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“I say what’s really amazing is all the things God has done in our lives to make it possible for us to be here just because He loves you,” he said. “I tell them there’s not enough paper to write down all the things He put in our stories to get us to that point.”
Vance knows it’s a story much bigger than just him — God started crafting it long before Vance had ever heard of Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief. He once had a career with the power company. Before that, he worked as a tree trimmer. (continue)
The article “Cahaba Association Disaster Relief Leader Doug Lance Sees God’s Hand in Ministry Role” was first published at thealabamabaptist.org.