Ripley pastor Rocky Gilliam uses nail gun accident to generate gospel conversations
By David Dawson
Baptist and Reflector
Not many people, after all, can use a personal story about being shot in the head with a nail gun as a segway into sharing the gospel.
But Gilliam, pastor of Spirit Filled Baptist Church church in Ripley, believes the traumatic experience — when a three-inch nail was accidentally driven into his skull last November — is a great example of God’s providence.
Gilliam has, in fact, turned the horror story into a love story, and uses the details of the incident to point people to Jesus. [Read more…]