Stephen Underwood’s dad promoted to Heaven

Stephen Underwood is a church planting missionary to South Africa. You can find out about his ministry by clicking here.

The team here at loves the Underwood family. They are part of our team and a contributor to this blog. God is using them greatly.

Stephen’s dad, Larry, died Saturday morning unexpectedly from a heart attack. He was only 54 years of age. Larry got saved as a teen at McFarland Hill Baptist Church in Dalton, Georgia.

This is Stephen’s dad with his brother, Daniel.

Viewing for Stephan’s dad will be Monday from 5-8 at Ponders Funeral Home in Dalton, GA. The services will be held at Mcfarland Hill Baptist Church 307 Brickyard Road, Dalton, Georgia 30721 at 10 am.

Please be in prayer for the family.

This picture was taken just a couple of weeks ago at his birthday party!


Stephen,, Vision Baptist Church, and I want you to know that we love you. We hurt with you in your loss. We also rejoice in the promise that as a born again Christian your dad is with the Lord Jesus. Thank you for all you do. Thanks for your love for Jesus. Thanks for your dedication and the way you work so hard to get the gospel to the world. It is our privilege to know you and serve God with you! We love you!

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About the author

Austin Gardner is pastor of Vision Baptist Church in Alpharetta, GA. Previously he was church planting missionary in Peru for 20 years.
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