By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The “pastor’s heart” in Kevin Ezell would not let him say no when Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville asked him to serve as their interim pastor.
The North American Mission Board president had intentionally not taken any interims after he joined NAMB in September of 2010 although he has filled the pulpit on occasion at First Baptist Church in Alpharetta, Ga., where he is a member.
With as much traveling as he does for NAMB, he felt interims would put “too much wear and tear on his family.”
Yet, the offer from Long Hollow was one he had to consider.
Long Hollow lost their pastor David Landrith last November after his gallant fight with cancer. [Read more…]