Charles Pratt, director of missions for Fayette Baptist Association, based in Somerville, has recently written a new book, Back to the Beginning of a Perfect Creation. The book reinforces the Bible’s account that God created the world in six days. Pratt also founded overseas ministry called Cross Partners Ministry Inc., to assist in constructing church buildings in poor countries and has led volunteer teams on numerous trips to share their faith with people in outdoor crusades, high school classrooms and with college students, resulting in thousands of professions of faith. For more information about the book or how to obtain a copy, contact Pratt at 901-573-5063.
Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City has appointed Gloria Walker as vice president for student services, effective Dec. 4. She had been serving as acting VP for student services since May 1. She joined the C-N staff in 2012 as athletic liaison before also joining the Life Directions office as academic advisor. She had dual roles until serving for nearly four years as co-director of Student Success. She is a member of Manley Baptist Church, Morristown. [Read more…]