By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
FRANKLIN — Roc Collins has preached thousands of sermons all over the world and is a sought after speaker for evangelistic events.
Collins, director of strategic objectives for the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, perhaps is best known in Tennessee for a phrase he said — “It’s later than you think, but it’s not too late” — during his President’s Address delivered to the annual meeting of Tennessee Baptists.
At the time, Collins was serving as president of the state convention and was also pastor of Indian Springs Baptist Church in Kingsport.
That statement still resonates with Collins, who remains intense and passionate about preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ. “Preaching God’s Word is one of the most challenging vocations a man might undertake,” he observed. “But it’s also simple.”
“I have seen a simple cornbread preacher shake the rafters of hell and the most learned scholar become the best antidote for insomnia.” [Read more…]