Forty Forks Baptist Church, once closed, now has debt-free facility in Bethel Springs
By Connie Davis Bushey
News Editor, Baptist and Reflector
BETHEL SPRINGS — Forty Forks Baptist here was closed several times and the congregation’s small, one-room, block building sat abandoned for about six years when Randy Smith got involved.
Smith, who at that time had felt called to the ministry for a couple of years, had grown up at Forty Forks Baptist.
But not only had the church been closed after the congregation had disbanded, but the building’s ceiling had collapsed and it never had running water or a bathroom. [Read more…]