BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College will
host "Church Night" this Wednesday at Tate Field, announced
Athletic Director Craig McPhail Monday. The night will be held in
conjunction with the Bobcat men's soccer program hosting
Carson-Newman College in a non-conference affair.
During the night, fans will enjoy a pleasant, family friendly
atmosphere as they watch last season's national runner-up Bobcats
take on the Eagles. Following the contest, the Lees-McRae College
campus ministry program Worship on Wednesday (WOW) will hold their
weekly meeting at Tate Field for anyone who is interested in
Post-game festivities will commence approximately 15 minutes
after the contest is finished, and will include guest speaker and
former Lees-McRae College student Brad Borders, who is currently
serving as a Chaplain in the United States Army.
Since spending long hours as kid in the woods of rural North
Carolina, to the heights of the Himalayas as an adult, from work on
the family farm and driving nails, to boarding Blackhawks in the
desert of Iraq, life has been an adventure for Borders.
Whether it's with a group of men in Alaska, a squad of soldiers
in the desert, his son and daughter by the banks of a river in the
Appalachians, or deep conversation with his bride, life is an ever
changing, ever growing epic. It is God the Father at the center of
Rescued by the strength and beauty of the Gospel, Brad has been
telling his story and His Story for the last 16 years, with the
primary focus that life is what we are looking for and that life is
found in Jesus. He currently serves as a Chaplain to the Third
Special Forces Group (Airborne) at FT Bragg N.C.