Pastor and Tina

Joe Bowker

Pastor

Pastor Bowker is quite familiar with the Middle Georgia area, having been reared in Macon most of his life. He and his wife, Tina, also a Macon native, are both graduates of Gilead Christian Academy here in Macon as well as Baptist University of America. They were married on July 25, 1980 and have four children: Laura, Joseph, Brian, and Leslie. Pastor and Tina served with their children for many years in Mexico as missionaries. The Bowkers came to Berean in July of 2003 and count it a privilege to serve the Lord with their church family.

The Pastor’s Heart 7/31/2020

Sometimes it’s not “what,” it’s “which one?”  As I approach this note each Friday, I admit that there are times I have to find that “what do I write this week?”  There are other times that the right topic is right there and there’s no doubt.  And then there are the times like today.  Over…

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The Pastor’s Heart 7/17/20

In a conversation the other night, we talked about decisions for the Lord that we’ve made.  Some are made at camp, some in a revival or even a regular service, and others during a personal time with God.  The decisions are genuine, wrought in the heart by the Holy Spirit and confirmed by God’s holy…

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The Pastor’s Heart 7/10/2020

I believe it’s worth sharing again.  While going through some older files this week, I came across a “Pastor’s Heart” from this month 5 years ago.  It was written about a week after the Supreme Court sadly ruled favorably on same-sex marriage.  As I read through it again and in light of the recent and ongoing…

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