BROWNSVILLE — Ben Cowell stood before nearly 80 of his peers and offered a testimony to the power of prayer and the emerging opportunity Tennessee Baptists have to reach the nations for Christ.
“Our church has been praying that God would do something through us in relation to Blue Oval City,” said the pastor of Brownsville Baptist Church. “Then I met a man visiting our church who was from Michigan, and he said that when he woke up that morning he felt God was telling him he needed to be in church. He said he opened his app looking for a church and Brownsville Baptist popped up so this is where he came.”
Cowell’s story wasn’t unique among the nearly 80 pastors who gathered Wednesday at Brownsville Baptist Church for a regional Blue Oval City informational meeting. Several pastors offered testimonies of encounters they’ve had with people who have already moved to the area near Stanton where Ford Motor Company is building the largest automotive production plant in the United States and one of the largest in the world. [Read more…]