By David Dawson
Baptist and Reflector
MEMPHIS — Tim Cox initially thought his connection to Brinkley Heights Baptist Church here was simply going to be delivering a one-and-done sermon.
Nearly three decades later, he’s still there.
Cox’s ministry in Memphis, in fact, has become his life’s work. It also has become his missions field — and his battlefield.
Buoyed by the tireless support of prayer-warrior church members, Cox has helped Brinkley Heights Baptist make an impact in numerous ways, including the creation and development of the Brinkley Heights Urban Academy — a school that helps meet the educational, emotional, and spiritual needs of the inner-city’s highest at-risk children. [Read more…]