Man who gave away millions speaks in Norwich
Bruce Wick, a ‘hell-raising’ former multi-millionaire businessman who gave away millions after he came to faith in Jesus Christ, was the inspirational guest speaker at the Mercure Hotel on Boundary Road, Norwich, on Monday, March 13, at 7 for 7.30pm.
Born in the US in Washington State, Bruce amassed a fortune as developed his business in 63 nations – “money was my god and king,” admits Bruce who manufactured logging equipment and sawmills for use across south-east Asia.
Bruce and his wife, Caroline, had three sons. The family lived in the Philippines in a luxurious villa with 17 bedrooms and a more than a dozen household staff. Then Caroline, a former atheist and Communist, had a dramatic conversion to Christ – and one week later led Bruce to faith.
Bruce, then in his mid-40s, was shocked when he felt God leading him to give away millions. After “an argument with God,” Bruce didn’t know how to tell his wife about giving away a fortune, but to his amazement he discovered that Caroline, too, had felt led the same way.
Today, Bruce advises with a smile: “I don’t recommend this extreme action to everyone – you need to clearly hear from God!”
Bruce, who later became national president of the FGB Fellowship in Spain, recalls: “We saw revival in Philippines with many miracles.” One of his sons is a missionary there today.
How to book for this dinner
Dinner tickets are available from Barrie Laurence via email, phone or post. Bookings can be made by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bookings can also be made by telephone 01603 898 289.
Postal Bookings can also be sent to: Dr Barrie Lawrence, “Crossways”, Court Hill, Frettenham, NR12 7NL.
Cheques made payable to ‘FGB’, cash or electronic transfer are all acceptable – “but don’t wait too long!” says Barrie. The cost is £15 per person.
The Mercure Hotel is on the ring road at 121-131 Boundary Road, Norwich NR3 2BA, opposite the Asda retail complex.
The March 13 dinner is one of the regular FGB dinner evenings where speakers share "new life stories." These events are arranged by the long-established Norwich Chapter of the Full Gospel Businessmen (FGB), part of a worldwide fellowship in more than 100 nations. FGB is endorsed by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, who says: “We need more men like them.”
Pictured above Bruce Wick and, right, the Mercure Hotel, Norwich, venue for the March 13 dinner.