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  • NAMB's Ezell nurtures church after pastor's death

    by Lonnie Wilkey/Baptist and Reflector, posted Tuesday, April 14, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) -- The pastor's heart in Kevin Ezell would not let him say no when the Nashville-area Long Hollow Baptist Church asked him to serve as interim pastor.

    The North American Mission Board president intentionally had not taken any interims after he joined NAMB's staff in September 2010 although he has filled the pulpit on occasion at First Baptist Church in Alpharetta, Ga., where he is a member. Read More

  • CALL TO PRAYER: Huddle up and give thanks

    by Roger S. Oldham, posted Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (3 years ago)

    Roger S. Oldham, in a Thanksgiving reflection, highlights the courageous ministry of David Landrith while battling cancer, including the baptism of 2,000-plus souls in the last two years of his life. Landrith’s “steadfast assurance in God drew thousands of people each week who longed to find the kind of relationship with the Lord that they saw in David,” Oldham, of the SBC Executive Committee, writes. Read More

  • Pastor faced cancer certain of Romans 8:28

    by Art Toalston, posted Tuesday, November 18, 2014 (3 years ago)

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    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (BP) -- David Landrith, who led Long Hollow Baptist Church to be the first Tennessee church to baptize 1,000 people, died of cancer early this morning (Nov. 18).

    Landrith, 51, battled a rare form of cancer, colorectal melanoma, diagnosed in March 2013. He had been pastor of the Hendersonville church in the Nashville area church since 1997. Read More