01 Sep Golden Spotlight: Ezra Wyche
Let’s take a short imaginary trip. We arrive in a county in Georgia where all law enforcement personnel are Christians. We are honored this month to focus the FBBC “Golden Spotlight” on a Christian Law Enforcement Officer.” I cannot say if all law enforcement personnel working with Deacon Ezra Wyche are Christians but his service and actions are a testimony to who he is. In this issue of the Navigator I am sharing with you Deacon Wyche’s responses to some of the questions he was asked.
Q: When and where were you born?
A: I was born on February 10, 1956 in Barnesville, Georgia.
Q: What is your spouse’s name?
A: My wife’s name is Annette Wyche.
Q: How long have you been married?
A: We have been married for 36+ years.
Q: Do you have children? If yes, how many and their names.
A: Yes, we have two daughters: Kristina Thomas (Kevin) and Kimberly Wimberly (Bryan).
Q: What are your hobbies/interests?
A: I enjoy hunting and fishing; and spending time with family and friends, especially my
Q: What do you want to tell us briefly about your career including activities at Fellowship. A: I have worked 38 1/2 years in law enforce-ment. I retired from the Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources L/E and now work with the Twiggs County Sheriff’s Office (Courts). Continuing to work to do what I promised God I would do when I began working in this field in January 1978. I know without a doubt He has been with me through it all. I have been a member of FBBC since 1989. I work in and around as God guides me in the following ministries: Deacon’s Ministry, Security Ministry, Finance Ministry and Christian Enrichment Teacher. I also served as a past member of the Board of Trustees. God has pro-tected me from so many situations throughout my career and I am very grateful for that protection.
Q: How has your career molded you as a person?
A: My career is specifically to serve and to protect whether it be people or the environment. This is all God’s creation.
Q: What are the most important lessons you’ve learned in life?
A: I can’t do it on my own. I have to trust God in all things and at all times.
Q: How would you like to be remembered?
A: As a servant of God.
Q: What is “your message” (words of wisdom) to Generations X, Y and Z?
A: God has set a time for everything that happens in your life. If you trust Him, He will get you through any and all situations (all things that you cannot handle on your own.)
Q: What is your “special” Scripture?
A: I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength. (Phil. 4:13).
Writer: Elder Isaiah Whittaker, Sr.