“Sweet little Laura Kay” was called to her eternal home on 3 November 1998. Although classified as physically and mentally handicapped, her life is proof that there are no spiritual handicaps in the Christian way of life. Her biography is a tribute to the grace of God: saving grace, living grace, dying grace, and eternal grace.


At the victory celebration for Laura Kay, Pastor Thieme made the Gospel crystal clear and used the testimony of her life to illustrate the equal opportunity available to every believer in the unique spiritual life, regardless of human limitations. His anecdotes revealed Laura Kay’s limitless spiritual iq in the utilization of the divine problem-solving devices. Throughout her life of tremendous pain, suffering, and testing, she remained steadfast in her confidence in God. She tenaciously pursued His Word and His plan for her life.


Laura Kay was content to follow the destiny God had assigned to her. She worked for R. B. Thieme, Jr., Bible Ministries for twenty-four years loyally and faithfully performing her daily tasks as unto the Lord. She stuffed books into envelopes and put them in the mail. Laura Kay understood the importance of supplying the Word of God to people everywhere. She loved the Lord and this gave her His happiness and a remarkable capacity to love people—she had friends all over the world!


Laura Kay Tapping—a trophy of grace! Her spiritual life will have impact far beyond her death.


Triumpho morte tam vita!


“A greater triumph in death than in life!”


© 1998