Tag Archives: Mary Christopher

TH!NK GT Camp Inspires Creativity

TH!NK GT CAMPThe camp for students assessed as Gifted and Talented is held each summer at Austin Elementary School and is a successor to Threshold, which previously was held at Hardin-Simmons University. The camp is directed by Mary Christopher. For more information, go to her website, http://www.christophergiftedleadership.com or to the ThinkGTCamp page on Facebook. By LORETTA FULTON With names like

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Q&A With Phil and Mary Christopher

Phil Christopher retired in September as senior pastor of First Baptist Church, a position he held for twenty-six years. Both Mary and Phil Christopher have made a substantial impact on Abilene since their arrival, and thankfully, they will remain Abilenians. Phil’s last Sunday as senior pastor was Sept. 26. Future plans call for some travel and continued local involvement in

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(Article courtesy of Dr. Kristina Campos Davis, Director of Communications, Hardin-Simmons University.) Dr. Phil Christopher, pastor of Abilene’s First Baptist Church, was honored with an honorary doctorate degree May 12 during graduation ceremonies at Hardin-Simmons University. Christopher was cited for his influence in the lives of thousands of people during his 40 years of ministry. Christopher has been senior pastor

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