Harry Reeder will be known to some Presbyterians and others in Australia through his association with the ‘Embers To A Flame’ book and conferences.
A couple of paragraphs from a post on The Aquila Report:
On Tuesday, June 29, 2010, Rev. Harry L. Reeder was elected moderator of the 38th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America.
The General Assembly is holding its annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., from June 29 to July 2. There are about 1400 commissioners (delegates) in attendance. Reeder was elected unanimously since he was the only one nominated for this position.
Dr. Reeder is the senior pastor of Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Ala., the location of the first PCA General Assembly in 1973. He previously served other churches as senior pastor, including Pinelands Presbyterian Church in Miami, Fla., and Christ Covenant Presbyterian in Charlotte, N.C.,
Reeder is founder of the “Embers to a Flame” ministry which conducts multiple seminars annually to assist the revitalization of declining churches across the nation and around the world. This ministry provides follow up coaching for several of these churches through the “Fanning the Flame” initiative.
Via Dr. Harry Reeder Elected Moderator of 38th PCA General Assembly at The Aquila Report.
An article posted on ‘By Faith’, the online magazine of the Presbyterian Church in America, offerse the following quote from Reeder:
When asked how he feels about being elected moderator, Reeder said, “It’s a very humbling concept. In 27 years of going to General Assembly, I’ve been every year but I’ve never spoken from the floor. There are a lot of people smarter than I am. I’ve been hesitant to serve, but I felt like if the church leadership and the body wanted me to serve, I’m willing.”
Via Reeder Elected Moderator from ‘By Faith’ the online magazine of the Presbyterian Church in America.