MINISTRIES AND MISSIONS
Ted Cherry, and his wife Linda have been married 47 years (since just out of high school) and he has preached since 1968. Their oldest daughter Angela Dee is a member of the Fernandina Church of Christ.
Ted preached in Jacksonville, FL for 13 years and conducted a preaching satellite school through the Sunset School of Preaching there as well. He also did counseling for a number of churches in the Jacksonville area including the Fernandina Beach congregation.
In his years preaching, he has started churches and preached for churches in Missouri, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Texas, Florida, and Texas.
Over the last fifteen years, Ted has preached at Navasota, TX and done mission teaching for the Bear Valley School of Preaching, now called the Bear Valley Bible Institute International.
During this process he has taught future preachers (and sometimes their wives) in the
Ukraine, Panama, Tanzania, Ghana, Nigeria and now Guatemala. For about ten years that has mainly been in the Graduate program worldwide.
Fernandina Beach Church of Christ supports Ted in his mission with the Bear Valley Bible Institute International. Thier aim is to "train men and women for work in the Lord’s Kingdom with a strong emphasis on studying the Bible and to ground faithful men in the truth of God’s inspired word and fan their desire to go out into the world and preach."