By Connie Davis Bushey
News Editor, Baptist and Reflector
GATLINBURG — The sanctuary and Family Life Center of Roaring Fork Baptist Church in Gatlinburg burned down Nov. 28.
In addition, a building at First Baptist Church, Gatlinburg, and the fellowship hall of Banner Baptist Church, all in Gatlinburg, were destroyed
The fires which have been burning for about 17 days in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina began their destruction Nov. 28 when a storm front came through with winds 40-60 mph, according to Wes Jones, Tennessee Baptist Disaster Relief specialist and Robert Nichols, director of missions, Sevier County Baptist Association, based in Sevierville. At one time about 160 fires were identified, added Jones. [Read more…]