Replanted church in East Nashville has new name, new pastor, new direction
By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
NASHVILLE — In recent years, attendance at Eastland Baptist Church, a historic congregation in the changing community of East Nashville, had dwindled considerably.
About a year ago church leaders knew that drastic changes needed to take place after consultation with the Nashville Baptist Association, Tennessee Baptist Mission Board and the North American Mission Board.
Enter Jason Rumbough, a young pastor who had “caught the mission bug” while serving at The Summit Church in Raleigh, N.C., under the leadership of J.D. Greear, current president of the Southern Baptist Convention. [Read more…]