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Sunday in the Bible Belt - From England to McMinnville
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From left, Ben, Rebekah and Poppy Randall stand in front of St. Lukes Church, East Morton in the county of West Yorkshire, England. The Randalls were married at the parish church situated at the heart of the village so St. Lukes has a special significance for him and his family.
Being a follower of Christ is transformative, and some Christians even feel the call to ministry in other parts of the world to spread God’s love. That’s exactly what brought Father Ben Randall to McMinnville, who, along with his family, relocated here from England a year ago. When Father Ben’s contract was ending at a church in Yorkshire, a bishop in Nashville touched base with him, and he was instantly smitten with St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church and McMinnville.