By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
For the past few years I have dabbled in the junk and antique business, buying and selling items. It’s fun to see how people will buy antique and vintage items to “repurpose” them so they can be used today.
Two years ago when the Baptist Center was sold and Tennessee Baptist Convention offices (including the B&R) were moved to a temporary location, many items either had to be stored or given away due to lack of space.
Among those items was the desk that was used for more than 40 years by four men who served as editor of the Baptist and Reflector. The desk was huge and though I enjoyed using that desk for more than a decade, it honestly was too big although I never had any trouble keeping it covered with papers and other “stuff.” [Read more…]