By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
I imagine he shared the story of how Jesus took the sins of mankind on His shoulders and died a horrific death on the cross and arose three days later on what is now known as Easter Sunday. Why? “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life” (John 3:16, KJV).
Bro. Palmer, who also is a deputy for the Loudon County Sheriff’s Department, preached that love on Sunday, April 4. He experienced it firsthand on Monday, April 5.
Other than death and unexpected illnesses such as cancer, probably one of the most devastating tragedies any person or family could experience would be the loss of a home due to fire or any natural disaster. [Read more…]