Ned has attended the same church for more than four decades. He was, by all accounts, a crabby little kid who grew into a crabby young man. After his religious conversion, he joined the church and became a crabby Christian.
He gives no evidence of uncertainty in his faith. He believes the Bible from cover to cover, and he believes the cover is genuine leather. But there doesn’t seem to be any record over the last forty years of Ned ever changing his disposition, his mind, his expression, or his pew.
Leadership, Summer 1991, page 52