Steve Bowersox, First Baptist Jacksonville :: Editorial Photography
Recently I had the privilege of photographing and writing about my friend Steve Bowersox for the Financial News & Daily Record's "Workspace" series. The series spotlights business and community leaders and the things that make their offices or workspaces uniquely their own.
Here's how the piece begins:
"Steve Bowersox had barely started his new job at First Baptist Church Jacksonville when life threw him a curve.
"After serving 16 years in a smaller congregation in Ponte Vedra, then working through a transition period with his predecessor at First Baptist, Bowersox was set to assume responsibility for the music and worship program at the Downtown church. It would be a significant professional challenge: overseeing the activities of four full-time staff directors, four large choirs, several orchestras and a number of smaller ensembles.
"But on the evening of May 7, everything was put on hold. A longtime pilot and aviation buff, Bowersox was working in a hangar at Craig Field when his 5-year-old son, Ben, accidentally triggered the overhead door. The mechanism swallowed Ben up, breaking both his arms and severing five of his fingers..."
Read more on the Daily Record's website: http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=540551