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In Memoriam: Student Larry McKenzie

June 22, 2015

Gordon-Conwell—Charlotte announces with great sadness that our student Larry McKenzie was taken from us on Saturday, June 20, in an auto accident. Several years ago, Larry took early retirement from a successful career working for Duke Energy in corporate business education, in order to pursue seminary studies and prepare for an enhanced ministry as a lay teacher in his church. He was one of our most enthusiastic students—pouring himself into the reading, showering the professors and other students with questions, and always expressing deep appreciation to Gordon-Conwell for the joy of studying here. We will greatly miss Larry and his enthusiasm for God’s Word. The loss to the teaching ministry of his church—River Hills Community Church—will likewise be great, but we trust that the Lord will work through Larry’s death even as he did through his life. Please join us in praying for Larry’s widow Debbie as she faces the loss of her husband.