By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
KNOXVILLE — Larry Fields, pastor emeritus at the Central Baptist Church, Bearden, in Knoxville, has served as interim pastor at Smithwood Baptist Church in Knoxville since January.
When the pastor search committee at Smithwood recently recommended that Jeff Lane, associate pastor at Bethany Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky., be called as their new pastor, both Fields and Lane realized they had had an earlier relationship. [Read more…]