By David Dawson
Baptist and Reflector
COVINGTON — Oak Grove Baptist Church, Covington, has seen a sizable increase in professions of faith and baptisms over the past year, with 13 new members joining the church and four additional individuals committed to joining in the coming weeks.
These praise-worthy numbers would be impressive at any time, but they are especially encouraging right now, as the church — and much of the nation — continues to rebound from the hardships caused by the pandemic.
So, the question is: what has led to the surge at Oak Grove? Has there been an intense evangelistic push? A strategic emphasis on social media? No, the answer is actually quite simple, said Oak Grove pastor Gary Stafford. [Read more…]