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Charley Canon


Charley Canon

McClellandtown Free Methodist Church
McClellandtown, PA
Quizzed 1965-1966
Inducted 2017

Bio

Notable Results

1st place at Nationals in Young Teen Rookie in 2004 with our son, Charles, and daughter, Lindsay, on the team - coaching

Favorite Scripture

Psalm 121:1-2 I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills from wence cometh my strength? MY STRENGTH COMETH FROM THE LORD.... (KJV) Although this verse did not come from Bible Quizzing, it has provide a source of understanding and perspective to guide my life.

My first contact with Bible Quizzing goes back to 1958 the year of studying the book of Genesis when I would help my father who was coaching a team at East Liverpool,Ohio/ Oakland (Pittsburgh) by trying to jump judge in the days before jump seats.

Any thing that I have accomplished through the Bible Quizzing ministry has been possible due to the support and shared effort of my wife, Linda and this recognition is equally hers.

Questions & Answers
How did quizzing affect you as a teen?

Created friendships and provided the base for coming back to quizzing as a coach nearly 20 years later

What difference has quizzing made in your life to this day?

Hopefully through quizzing I have been able to affect the lives of others by encouragement and through the Word of God. Quizzing has been a vital part of our family life and it is my prayer that it will continue to be through those who have been part of the ministry.

How are you actively serving the Lord?

I serve on the Ministerial Appointments Committee and the Ministerial Education and Guidance Board of the Genesis Conference. I teach Free Methodist History at Northeastern Seminary and serve on the Denominational Committee on History and Archives.

Along with my wife, Linda, we assist our daugher Lindsay who is now the coach at Batavia/Northgate (Genesis) and this current year we also assisted Pastor Chris Hoppe-Spink with the team at Buffalo/Cornerstone (Genesis). Chris was on our team at Northgate in 1983.