Marathon men Marathon men I have a photo of him on the landing. His eyes twinkle from behind his wire frame spectacles under his fuzzy hair and above his tidy blond moustache. John Benton His name is John Peters and he was the pastor of our congregation for around 40 years through two world wars, the onslaughts of theological liberalism in the early 20th century and a move of building. As a church leader he was not there for a brief sprint, but for the marathon. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.