By Connie Davis Bushey
News Editor, Baptist and Reflector
CLARKSVILLE — The prayer service held recently for Tim Muñoz, a pastor of Hilldale Baptist Church here, was unusual in several ways.
First, the service was a healing service for Muñoz, preschool/children’s pastor, who is ill though only 49 years old. Healing services are somewhat unusual in the Baptist tradition. Larry Robertson, senior pastor, said in his 29 years of ministry, he has never led a churchwide prayer meeting dedicated to healing before. Robertson was president of the Tennessee Baptist Convention in 2014.
The service also was unusual in that it drew about 550 people to the church on a Sunday evening for a special service. Hilldale has regular events on Sunday evenings but not weekly activities. The church draws about 1,400 to its three Sunday morning worship services. [Read more…]