Jeff served for ten years in the 75th Ranger Regiment in positions from Private to Platoon Sergeant. His combat experience includes participation in the invasion of Panama, Operation Desert Storm, Black Hawk Down in Somalia, and more than a dozen combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. Jeff has been awarded medals for valor in combat and has received many medals as recognition for his service in the US Army. He retired as a Chaplain with over 22 years of active federal service.
Jeff holds a Master of Divinity Degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He currently serves as Co-Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Columbus, GA.
Jeff will be with us at 6:30pm in the Worship Center at Olive Baptist Church. Childcare will be provided for birth through four year olds. To learn more about Jeff, visit jeffstruecker.com.
College students are invited to join Scott Dawson from 2:30-3:30pm in the Chapel for a special time of apologetics training.
Middle & high school students are invited to join Scott Dawson from 3:45-4:45pm in Passmore Hall. Students will learn how to share their faith through everyday life experiences. Dinner will be provided.
At the age of seven, Chloe became a full-time member of The Sawmill Band at the Chumuckla Farmer’s Opry. At the age of eight, Chloe went into Coleman Studios in Navarre, Florida, with a native Nashville band, to record her first self-titled CD.
Chloe has performed in over 300 shows all across Northwest Florida, Southern Alabama, and Georgia. Chloe gained national notoriety when she performed in the quarterfinals of America's Got Talent in 2013.
Chloe is now a spirited 11 year old who loves to perform. She has just taken up the guitar and has been starting to write. Chloe has big plans and dreams and is working hard to acheive her goal.
Chloe will be our special musical guest Saturday evening, January 25, in the Worship Center of Olive Baptist Church. Childcare will be provided for birth through four year olds. To learn more about Chloe, visit chloechannell.com.
After Chloe sings, we will hear a message from Scott Dawson. Scott is an evangelist with the ability to share the good news of the Gospel with enthusiasm and clarity. Scott’s faith is contagious as he challenges people to commit their lives to Christ. Scott is an innovative leader with the ability to envision and create unique new ministries that bring the Gospel message to the unchurched.
Now in its 26th year, the Scott Dawson Evangelistic Association has grown from one man giving testimonials at youth rallies to a outreach organization that extends across all ages and denominations offering a message of hope to America and beyond.
He has written several books about faith and evangelism, and has pioneered new ministries that take advantage of digital technologies to help facilitate training and spread the Gospel. The Scott Dawson Evangelistic Association is based in Birmingham, Alabama. To learn more about Scott, visit scottdawson.org.
Leah Taylor, a former Olive member, serves as Worship Leader at Coastline Calvary Chapel - Gulf Breeze Campus. Leah is passionate about discipling others to walk with Jesus. She will be with us the evening of Sunday, January 26, to lead us in worship. Childcare will be provided for birth through four year olds.