Fellowship Bible Baptist Church’s Seasoned Saint for August 2020 is Brother Eddie Sanders
Get comfortable and enjoy the resume of one of outstanding leaders.
• When and where were you born? January 11, 1958 in Warner Robins Ga
• What is your spouse’s name? Deborah Moore Sanders
• How long have you been married? August 7 will make 38 years
• Do you have children? If yes, how many and their names. I have two daughters, Jorri Sanders Marchi and Ticely Sanders. Two granddaughters, Milani Marchi and Melia Marchi, One son-in-law; Julian Marchi.
• What are your hobbies/interests? Chess and tennis and baseball were my most beloved. I also love watching college and High School football (Northside Eagles). I have always and continue to be interested in remote control vehicles. I have cars, planes, helicopters boats trains etc. and of course a couple of drones. I still get outside and enjoy them from time to time.
• Tell us briefly about your career including activities at Fellowship. My career has consisted of me working as a System Programmer, Mathematics Researcher, and a Computer Engineer. For 22 years, I worked at Cerner Corporation in Kansas City, MO and retired in 2016 as the Vice President of Technology. To Keep busy, I am currently teaching Mathematics and Programming at Lanier Technical College. Our family moved from Kansas City to Warner Robins in 2006 for my wife to pursue a career with Houston County Board of Education. I continued to commute back and forth to Kansas for work. We started attending Fellowship and soon after we joined. Fellowship was the most welcoming Church we had ever attended. I have been on the Board of Directors for the past five years. This is something I am immensely proud of. Working with Pastor Morgan is a joy.
• How has your career molded you as a person? As I moved through my career it has help me to mature on several levels such as faith, family business and personal growth.
• What are the most important lessons you have learned in life? The most important lesson I have learned in life is that while effort is good, results are what counts
• How would you like to be remembered? I would like to be remembered as man of great respect. A good husband, father, grandfather, and fraternity brother. And of course, a man of faith.
• What is “your message” (words of wisdom) to Generations X,Y and Z? To get anything done I would say “gentle pressure relentlessly applied”
• What is your “special” Scripture? My favorite book in the Bible is Psalms. The two favorite chapter are 23rd and 133rd. 133rd is my special Scripture because it is the first one I learned, and it has a very special place in my Fraternity.
Written by Elder Isaiah Whittaker, Sr.