By Connie Davis Bushey
News Editor, Baptist and Reflector
BYRDSTOWN — When Eric Thoman (pronounced Toh-mahn) came to Etter Baptist Church here about four years ago, he was glad to be called as pastor of a church which was so supportive of Southern Baptist efforts. He was a North American Mission Board missionary in Ohio for seven years who was downsized because of restructuring by the Southern Baptist Convention agency.
Since then, Thoman has continually been impressed with Etter Baptist and its generosity, especially toward missions.
“It’s nothing I did or anything. This church is strong in missions and I just encourage them.” [Read more…]