By Connie Davis Bushey
News Editor, Baptist and Reflector
KNOXVILLE — Phil Young hoped the meeting would go well. He was going to meet with Gayland Heights Baptist Church members to discuss options. The congregation had declined to a very small group of older members.
Young, director of missions, Knox County Association of Baptists, proposed several revitalization ideas, including sharing their facility with a church plant or beginning church. Of course, the church could close and give its property to the association.
Thankfully, the meeting went very well, he recalled. The small group was very open minded, said Young. [Read more…]