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[1 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 1,804 views]
Local missionary needs your help

A few months ago, First Arkansas News readers were introduced to Christ Ledbetter, a 25-year-old Benton man who put his job at Southwest Mortgage Company on hold to spend close to a year as a Christian missionary.
In January, the globetrotting Ledbetter set out on his trip to do missionary work in 11 countries in Africa, Asia, Central America and South America. He’s close to the halfway mark, but is in need of a little more cash to complete his trip. Ledbetter’s trip is through Adventures in Missions and it costs …

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[31 Dec 2010 | 3 Comments | 2,981 views]
Chris Ledbetter — a man on a mission (literally)

Chris Ledbetter will in a few days go from being a mortgage officer to spending 11 months as a Christian missionary in Africa, Asia, Central America and South America.
Ledbetter, who is 25-years-old, earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Arkansas Tech University and worked for Southwest Mortgage Company in Benton. On Tuesday he’ll start on his mission trip, which will take him to 11 countries over the next 11 months.
Why would Ledbetter quit his job and leave his friends and family for almost a year? He said there …