Editor’s note: This guest column replaces the Clarity column normally written by Randy C. Davis, president and executive director of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board. Davis expressed his gratitude for the generosity of Tennessee Baptists: “Thank you for your financial generosity experienced by missions and ministries of giving through the Cooperative Program and Golden Offering for Tennessee Missions.”
By Adam Dooley
Senior Pastor, Englewood Baptist Church, Jackson
Her words stopped me in my tracks.
“I need to verify your insurance information, Mr. Dooley, but you will never receive a bill from the hospital,” she stated casually. I should have known; after all, I see the same commercials that you see from time to time. Yet, I am embarrassed to admit that previously I failed to pay attention. At this point, I knew little about childhood cancer and even less about St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis. What was second nature to the woman in registration was news to me. [Read more…]