Faith Baptist Church, Linden, which meets at Linden Valley Baptist Conference Center, has called Jim Cain as pastor. He has been serving as interim pastor for the past six months. A native of Memphis, Cain has lived in Perry County for about a year. His wife Mary, a native of Perry County, is involved with children’s ministry.
John Green IV is the new pastor of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church, Knoxville. He formerly served as senior pastor of Shindler Drive Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Fla. He holds the master of divinity degree from New Orleans (La.) Baptist Theological Seminary and the doctor of philosophy in evangelism and missions from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky. He has been active on both the state convention and Southern Baptist Convention levels. He served as vice president of the Florida Baptist Convention State Board of Missions and served on the SBC Credentials Committee in 2015 and is a member of the SBC’s Young Leaders Advisory Council. He and his wife Katherine have three children. [Read more…]