Monday, April 24, 2017

In the News ... "McWilliams overcomes double tragedies"

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• FBC pastor, here since 2004, pursued accounting career until joining clergy

By Bob Campbell, Reporter
Odessa American

ODESSA, TEXAS - The Rev. Byron Van McWilliams went through tough times on his way to the ministry.

The 54-year-old native East Texan lost his father to a heart attack when he was 6 and his older brother to a tractor accident at 15. “People began to talk about father being in Heaven, so I started thinking about what Heaven was at a young age and came to Christ myself soon after,” he said ...

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