By David Dawson
Baptist and Reflector
FRANKLIN — As Charles Nored’s retirement approaches, it would be difficult to succinctly sum up the enormous impact that he has made in his nearly 40 years of ministry.
But Jeff Jones, the BCM director at Memphis, was recently able to capture the essence of Nored’s ministry — which has included tenures at Walter State, MTSU and Motlow State — in one simple statement.
“Students love Charles,” Jones said, “and he loves them.”
Indeed, that’s what Nored has always been about: Investing in the lives of college students, building meaningful relationships and friendships with them, and helping them strengthen — or in some cases, start — their walk with Jesus. [Read more…]