Legacy of the Cross supporters wowed by Jack Murphy

 

Steve Collie, Jack Murphy, Marshall Gagne, Michael Hamm

Steve Collie, Jack Murphy, Marshall Gagne, Michael Hamm

On Tuesday evening, March 29, at the Midway Baptist Church Family Life Center in Columbus, “Murf the Surf” entertained and excited the crowd gathered in support of Legacy of the Cross. He recounted many of the adventures of his life, from child prodigy violinist, to Hollywood stuntman and daredevil with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, champion surfer, jewel thief, prison inmate, and finally, leader of the largest and most renowned prison ministry in the world.

 

Through the story of the amazing transformation in his life through Jesus Christ, he illustrates the need for and results of ministry to the incarcerated and their families, as well as the tremendous resources needed to minister not only within prison walls, but to those seeking help in society upon their release.

 

Legacy of the Cross strives to perpetuate this ministry of reuniting families and rescuing the “fatherless generation” here in western North Carolina and upstate South Carolina. The ministry has been operating on less than $3,000 per month, but needs to invest substantially more to establish its rehabilitation program for reconciling families of released inmates.

 

To get this program off the ground, Legacy of the Cross has a goal of raising $150,000 within a year. Tuesday’s banquet provided a start. Many also volunteered to support the ministry with prayer and a time commitment.

 

Michael Hamm and Steve Collie of Legacy of the Cross would like to thank Midway Baptist Church for hosting this event, Jack Murphy for speaking on our behalf, and the many who attended and made donations and/or pledges of financial support.

 

If you would like to support the ministry of Legacy of the Cross, please call or text 828-231-9319, send an email to legacyofthecross@gmail.com, or send your donation to P.O. Box 1258, Tryon, N.C. 28782. Blessings to all!

 

-Submitted by Steve Collie

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