New team leader for church revitalization says Tennessee has what it needs
By David Dawson
FRANKLIN — Kevin Minchey is a firm believer in Tennesseans helping Tennesseans.
Minchey plans to promote that philosophy in the months ahead as he begins his new role as team leader for church revitalization at the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board.
Minchey, who took over the new position on Jan. 1, said most of the resources — including manpower and materials — that many struggling churches need are available without having to leave the state’s borders.
“I think that we, as Tennesseans, understand our state better than anybody,” said Minchey. “And I think we have enough talented people — between authors, speakers, church leaders — to make it work. What I would like to do, as much as possible, is to have Tennessee Baptist pastors and leaders producing and/or providing the materials for churches who are looking to revitalize.” [Read more…]