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Downey, Nate

Name: Nate Downey

Home church: Forest Baptist Church, Forest, VA

Pastor: Dr. Tyler Scarlett

Denomination: Southern Baptist

Statement of Faith/Theology: Baptist Faith and Message 2000. Abstract of Principles

Education/Experience: B.S. in Religious Studies, Liberty University (2015); Student at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Preaching Topics: Expository Preaching, Apologetics

Additional Notes: I am new to preaching and would like to gain experience, I an willing to travel in VA, NC, WV. Compensation is not required but gas money is appreciated.  I prefer the ESV but will use any translation.

Brief Biography: I am fully devoted to the ministry in the local church and I am a Baptist through and through. My passion is to reach people with the gospel to help them grow in faith and knowledge of Jesus Christ. I moved from California to Lynchburg, VA in 2011 to attend Liberty University. After graduating I stayed in town and began working on my M.Div from SEBTS. In October 2017 I married Hailey and we live in Lynchburg still. She works in Bedford county schools as an instructional aide. I am hoping to enter full time ministry in the future on the east coast and would love opportunities to preach in order to gain experience preaching.