Free Will Baptist missions pioneer Raymond Riggs died Monday, April 13, 2009, surrounded by his family. This page is dedicated to the memory of his life and ministry.
Enjoy watching the video and browsing the articles submitted by the Riggs family. For more information about Free Will Baptist International Missions, visit www.fwbgo.com.
Former Free Will Baptist Bible College president Charles Thigpen looks back over the life and ministry of Raymond Riggs.
"Goodbye, Mr. Foreign Missions"
"Brother Riggs was both a good man and a great man. He was 93 years old, born October 15, 1915, in Pocahontas, Arkansas. As a young public school teacher, he was invited to the Detroit area by N.P. Gates to sing in a read more >>
Dr. Ken Riggs recalls the remarkable life of his Dad, Raymond Riggs.
Tribute to My Dad
In March of 1999, my mother, Winona Riggs, died. My Dad asked me to preach her funeral. In that message I stated that she had enjoyed a full life, exhibited a faithful love, and extended a fruitful legacy. I can easily say the same three things about my Dad. However, my tribute doesn’t stop there. You see, Daddy’s character had a profound influence on my life, and He left a legacy of faith for all of us to follow. read more >>
Author Susan Henderson recalls fond memories of Grandfather Raymond Riggs
Remembering Grandpa Ray
by Susan Henderson
With infectious laughter, a zest for life you don’t find in most 30 year-olds, and an ornery streak a mile long, Ray stepped into my family with the ease of a familiar foot donning a well-worn slipper. He just naturally belonged. read more >>