Jim Bovard

“My father was the director of a mission board, he led me to the Lord at the age of six. I went on many mission trips with my parents and was taught that you are either a missionary or you are a mission field. I always knew that I would be in full-time Christian service, and the Lord reaffirmed that with me when I was a teenager.”

Jim grew up in Pennsylvania but has lived in Raleigh with his wife, Sherry, since 1984. Jim and Sherry have three grown children, Joshua, Mark (and his wife Julia), and Laura. Jim has enjoyed serving in maintenance all his adult life. He also enjoys serving on the Men for Missions team and driving buses for the ministry.

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About Friendship Baptist Church

Our purpose is to make much of our Lord Jesus Christ and His gospel through the preaching of His Word and the making of disciples. At Friendship Baptist Church (FBC) we teach the Bible in order to facilitate spiritual growth in all of God’s people and to provide opportunities for Christian fellowship. God has graciously used Friendship to further His work both locally and across the globe since 1965.