Throughout the Bible, the practice of maintaining just weights and measures appears many times, and from that the principle of treating strangers well. God hears the cries of the disenfranchised. We need to have the same standards for everyone, for the same measure you use will the measured back at you.
Joseph Horton was born in Virginia but has lived most of his life in the central Ohio area. He served a four year tour of duty in the U.S. Air Force. Following his discharge from the service he became interested in the teachings of the Worldwide Church of God and began attending services in 1969. He and Marsha were married in 1972. They have four children (1 deceased) and 7 grandchildren. His hobbies are reading, woodworking, and gardening. Joseph has been an elder since September of 1990.