Baptists prepare for massive opportunities at plant
By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
BROWNSVILLE — Tennessee Baptists are on “the front porch” of a population explosion in West Tennessee that will bring thousands of people to the Volunteer State, said Danny Sinquefield, Harvest Field 1 team leader for the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board.
Harvest Field 1 includes Beulah, Dyer, Gibson County, Crockett County, Big Hatchie, Haywood, Madison-Chester, Mid-South, Fayette County, Hardeman County and Shiloh Baptist associations.
In September of 2021, Ford Motor Company, along with SK Innovations of Korea, announced plans to construct Blue Oval City, a $5.6 billion project to produce electric trucks and electric batteries at the 4,100-acre site in Stanton (Haywood County), formerly known as the Memphis Regional Megasite. It will be the largest automobile manufacturing plant in the nation, according to projections. [Read more…]