Baptist Association sees 10 people make commitments to Christ, 44 in three years
By Connie Davis Bushey
News Editor, Baptist and Reflector
WINFIELD — Just like a time traveler, one enters the stone-walled streets filled with residents of another time.
Cloaked women carry baskets of wares as robed men go about their business. Many are working at stalls and discussing their products. Roman soldiers stride among them, unsmiling. Soldiers also monitor the census takers and tax collectors.
A visitor from modern times, a young man, is called up to the census table where two Jewish men are working. The workers demand his papers and one comments that he will soon be of age to be a soldier. A Roman soldier interjects in an authoritative voice that the boy will be required to serve in the Roman military. The young man, with a shocked expression, quickly rejoins his group. [Read more…]