Tennessee Baptists continue to give aid around the state — and well beyond
By David Dawson
MOUNT JULIET — The numbers tell the story: 2021 was an extremely busy year for Tennessee Baptist disaster relief teams.
With flooding, tornados and other emergency situations occurring in rapid succession — and sometimes even overlapping — Tennessee Baptist DR personnel logged more than 34,000 work hours during the past year. The DR teams combined to serve more than 14,000 meals in 2021, and performed more than 250 chain saw jobs during one of the busiest years on record.
For Wes Jones, though, there is one statistic that stands above all the rest.
“The greatest number of all from 2021 was that we saw 48 souls who joined us as part of the family of God this past year,” said Jones, disaster relief specialist for the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board. [Read more…]