Ron Hale retired Dec. 16 as pastor of senior adults/pastoral care at West Jackson Baptist Church, Jackson. He served the church for 12 years. Hale is a member of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention. During retirement, Hale plans to do interim preaching and writing projects. He can be reached at 731-343-5092.
Mark E. Sheldon, pastor of Westview Baptist Church, Kingston Springs, has written a new book, The Terror of the Lord: Expanding Our Understanding of the Character of God, which warns of the wrath of God that is to come while expanding the reader’s understanding of the character of God. Sheldon said the book is designed to broaden readers’ concept of God who is merciful and willing to forgive sinners yet is just. The book can be ordered from Amazon, Books-A-Million, or Barnes & Noble ($14.99). E-books are available on Kindle, Nook, etc., for $9.99. [Read more…]