By David Dawson
Baptist and Reflector
CHAPEL HILL — When Tony Cansler was called to be pastor at Caney Spring Baptist Church in Chapel Hill, he walked into a situation with contrasting themes.
The church’s attendance was alarming. The church’s attitude was encouraging.
And as it turns out, the latter part of that equation overcame the former.
During the past year, Caney Spring has essentially quadrupled in size, and is now averaging about 75 attendees on Sunday mornings.
The church has baptized 14 new believers since March of last year, compared to only 10 baptisms in the previous five years combined. [Read more…]