By Mark Proctor
Associate administrator, Tennessee Baptist Mission Board
God sings, says the Hebrew prophet Zephaniah, when His children come home. Your Tennessee Baptist Mission Board Conference Center staffs at Carson Springs and Linden Valley have heard those joyful songs thousands of times. But this year those songs will go largely unheard on the English Mountain and the Buffalo River. As a result of the pandemic, most summer events have been cancelled and the silence is deafening. Will you pray with us that the music of restoration and salvation would once again visit us?
The third Sunday of May each year, this year May 17, is set aside for a Day of Prayer for Tennessee Baptist Conference Centers. This year we need those prayers more than ever before. Like our churches, the pandemic has brought unprecedented times to our doorstep at the Conference Centers. A moment of personal prayer, a designated time in Sunday school, and an intentional segment in Sunday’s worship would gather us together at the throne for this tremendous need. Would you join us? We are encouraging three specific points of prayer. [Read more…]