|Fort Knox trainees gather for prayer at the conclusion of an “Operation Appreciation” day at Stithton Baptist Church. |
RADCLIFF, Ky. (BP)--Young trainees likely to see action in Iraq or Afghanistan have found Stithton Baptist Church to be a place for recreation, a good meal and a chance to call home.
Since the Radcliff, Ky., congregation started hosting “Operation Appreciation” in the fall of 2004, some 720 new soldiers from Fort Knox have responded to invitations to follow Christ, pastor Gregg Curtis said.
“We get e-mails from all over the country [and] amazing letters from parents telling us how much they appreciate us and that we’re an answer to prayer for their son,” Curtis said. Read More