By Randy C. Davis
President & Executive Director, Tennessee Baptist Mission Board
We were at a deacons retreat on the Mississippi Gulf Coast when we got news that a granddaughter of one of the deacons had been taken to the hospital gravely ill. Holly soon died from a brain aneurysm.
I was the beautiful nine-year-old girl’s pastor. The deacons and I loaded up, left the retreat and headed to the hospital. The only thing we could do was “be there.” Why cut the retreat short and all of us head to the hospital? Because that is what brothers and sisters in Christ do: we show up. [Read more…]