Brad Childres began serving April 1 as pastor of New Zion Baptist Church, Pulaski. He formerly served as senior pastor of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Danville, Va.
Longtime Tennessee Baptist pastor Claude Ferguson died March 27. He had served as pastor of Reunion Baptist Church, Knoxville, for more than 30 years before retiring in 2013 due to health reasons.
Warrensburg Baptist Church, Mohawk, dedicated its new building in a special service on March 1, approximately two years after a fire destroyed their sanctuary and office area.