Fifty years ago today, Arthur Pigman took the pulpit for his first sermon in Lancaster, Ky.
“I was scared to death,” said Pigman, who has led Evans Church of Christ since 2003. “I had all of these notes ready and prepared. It was going to be a full-length sermon. I got up there and I spit it out and said it real fast. I got it done in 12 minutes.”
Pigman, who was only 18 then, plans to celebrate 50 years in the pulpit by returning to where he started.
“I am going to preach the same sermon,” Pigman said. “I have the sermon outline notes that I had.”