Gifts are important and everyone has some measure of gifts. But for gifts to truly serve their purpose, they must be held and utilized in the mind of Christ. Excelling in the mind of Christ is the priority and allows one to maximize the positive use of one’s gifts.
Rick Beam was born and grew up in northeast Mississippi. He graduated from Ambassador College Big Sandy, Texas, in 1972, and was ordained into the ministry in 1975. Since 1978, he has pastored congregations in the south, west and midwest. He currently pastors congregations in Rome, (Georgia), Gadsden (Alabama) and Chattanooga (Tennessee). He resides with his wife, Angela, in Rome.