By Lonnie Wilkey
FRANKLIN — As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, Christians can draw encouragement from Scripture and the history of the church, said Randy C. Davis, president and executive director of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board.
In comments March 16 to a group of pastors across the state via a conference call and later to TBMB staff, Davis said the church has always faced “the most difficult moments with courage, hope and help. Both our character and Christ will be revealed by our response to this crisis.”
Davis challenged the pastors and TBMB staff to “look at this moment as the greatest opportunity in our lifetimes to do something great for God. We will not simply do the best we can and we will not simply survive. … Our goal is more than just surviving as a ministry, but to thrive on our mission. [Read more…]