By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
BRUCETON — In a year’s time First Baptist Church, Bruceton, has seen baptisms increase from 17 in 2016 to 31 with several weeks left in the current church year.
This year’s total number of baptisms is the largest since 1976 and the third largest in church history, said Joshua Franks, who celebrated his first anniversary at the church in early August.
Franks refuses to take credit for the number of baptisms, noting the groundwork already had been established at the church with a “godly group of believers” here. [Read more…]