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Leadership Board Members

The Leadership Board is a select group of volunteers, bringing diverse abilities and skills, coming together to empower the local FCA ministry according to its purpose. The longevity, stability, and leadership of an area FCA ministry rests in the hands of a healthy, involved local leadership board. Their steady guidance, support, encouragement and involvement on the local level creates a strong foundation to build and sustain a ministry over decades.

Message from former Florence Mayor Mickey Haddock 

We’re to love each other as Jesus has loved us, and He loved us enough to give His life for us. We may not have to die for someone, but there are other ways to practice sacrificial love; listening, helping, encouraging, giving, leading, showing mercy, and serving. God is blessing FCA in Northwest Alabama each day with growth and opportunity. What will we do with that growth, and opportunity is the question. What is your Spiritual Gift? “Motivations” (the basic inward drive God places in each Christian to express His love). “Ministries” (the opportunities of Christian service which are open to us for the exercise of our basic motivation).

A holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said, “Lord, I would like to know what heaven and hell look like. The Lord led the holy man to two doors. He opened the first door and the holy man looked in. In the middle of the room was a large round table with a large pot of stew which smelled delicious and made the holy man’s mouth water. The people sitting around the table were thin and sickly looking. They had large spoons with very long handles strapped to their arms and each found it impossible to reach into the pot of stew and then put the stew in their own mouths. No matter how many times or how hard they tried they could not get the spoons in their mouths. They were fussing, fighting, and very self centered. It was all about me, me, me. The holy man shuddered at the sight of their misery and suffering.” The Lord said, ”You have just seen hell.”

Then the Lord opened the other door. It was set up just like the first room. Large round table with a pot of stew in the middle and the smell was just as good. The people in the room had the same long spoons strapped to their arms but they were well nourished and plump, laughing, singing, and talking. The holy man said, “I don’t understand.” “It is simple,” says the Lord. “You must be a servant, leading, teaching, giving and loving your fellow man. You see, they learned to feed each other.” The man thought, this is heaven.

As we strive to serve our fellow man through FCA and grow God’s kingdom at the same time, we must look for our spiritual gift and use that gift each day to make a difference for the short time we are on this earth. Let’s all get involved and make this a great year for FCA. --Mickey Haddock, Leadership Board, former SEC Referee, Former Florence City Mayor

North Alabama Leadership Board Members


Mr. Darris Frost
Peoples Bank, Co-Chairman


Mr. Richard Sparkman, Esq.
Co-Chairman


Dr. Russell Ellis
Decatur Orthopedic Clinic


Mr. Conley Duncan
Major Sports Training, Inc.

Mr. Winston Fite
Fite Building Company, Inc.


Mr. Brian Legg
Retired (GM)



Mrs. Cynthia Hill
Westminster Assisted Living


Dr. William Littlejohn
Decatur Maxillofacial
Surgery & Cosmetics


Mr. Barry Keith
Chick-fil-A


Mr. Kerrick Whisenant
Cornerstone Detention Products

 

 

 

Rev. Daryl Little
The Nations Worship Center

 

 

Northwest Alabama Leadership Board Members

 
 Mickey (Linda) Haddock
Mayor, City of Florence 

 
Mike (Brynn) Albretson
Chic-fil-A - Florence


Mark (Michelle) Allen
WFIX Radio


 Pam (David) Andrews
First Metro Bank


Derrick (Kristyn) Chatman
 TVA Security

 
Terry (Lynn) Cook
 Shoals Tubular 


Jeff (Sherri) Isbell
First Southern Bank

  

Bob (Sheila) Martin, Chairman
Printers & Stationers, Inc.


Dr. Hamp (Melinda) Moore
Renaissance Eye Care


Todd Ouellette
Long Lewis of the Shoals

 
Lisa Patterson
Patterson, Prince and Associates, P.C.


Danny (Rita) Prince
Easter Seals, Northwest Alabama


Sam (Johnnye) Rice

 
 Don (Cynthia) Smith
 Integrity Business Services