By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
FRANKLIN — In 2018 the Bureau of Labor and Statistics reported that the average tenure of an American worker was 4.2 years. If those numbers hold true today, then Teresa Garrett is almost 10 times better than average.
Garrett retired June 30 after 40 years of ministry with the Tennessee Baptist Foundation.
“We live in a day where working at one organization for 40 years may never happen in the life of the current generation,” observed Bill Gruenewald, president-treasurer of the Tennessee Baptist Foundation.
“Teresa Garrett has a love for the Lord, her job and the people she served. She is a wonderful example to this current generation,” Gruenewald added. [Read more…]