first sermon Sunday as pastor of Olney Presbyterian Church
...On Sunday, when Mike Spears gives his first sermon as pastor of 214-year-old Olney Presbyterian Church, he will be 28 years old.
That's a big age difference.
...Spears received his bachelor of arts degree in sociology in 2001, and his Masters in Divinity this year.He
and wife Melissa - who he
calls "the love of my life, my greatest ally, and my best friend - have two sons, five-year-old Isaac and one-year-old Ben.Spears
was accepted as director of youth ministries at Waldensian Presbyterian Church
"There I learned to appreciate the Reformed tradition, and I developed a deeper understanding of the gospel of Jesus Christ," he
..."As a member of the nominating committee," Green said, "we asked hard questions of all the candidates and our new pastor, Mike Spears, in his answers, his love of God, his true call to the ministry, came through.
"We're all excited, we're looking forward to Pastor Spears'