By Courtney Swaw
Summer Intern, Linden Valley
LINDEN — As Bryan Bratcher was attending his first IMPACT camp three years ago, he wondered, “What if there was a church in our community that was committed to biblical truth that had this kind of culture?”
In 2014 Bratcher attended IMPACT camp (his first ever youth camp) at Linden Valley as the youth pastor of Stones River Baptist Church, Smyrna. He was 31 years old at the time.
“I’d never been to a youth camp before in my entire life. I didn’t even know what youth camp looked like. I would have been the kid they would have thrown out of youth camp if I would have come,” recalled Bratcher, now pastor of Christ Community Church in Smyrna. [Read more…]