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Growing God’s Kingdom

Recently, three conferences; Gulf States, South Central, and Kentucky-Tennessee, worked together to spread the gospel in the Memphis, Tenn. area. The Lord blessed their combined efforts with the joy of witnessing 151 people giving their lives to Jesus in baptism. This success can be attributed to fervent prayer, and the church members working together. Alejandro […]

Jamestown Celebrates 100 Years

“Lift up the trumpet and loud let it ring, Jesus is coming again” resounded through the 100 year old building as 83 Jamestown members and guests joyously shared messages and stories of God’s love and guidance. Children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of the charter members participated in the centennial celebration.  The original building, often remodeled, now has two additions.  This may be the oldest structure in the Southern Union built by Adventists and continuously used […]

Lexington Comes Together for the Community

On July 31st, four churches met together to pray and plan the final details of their upcoming weekend. Two churches from the South Central Conference, Hispanic Lima Drive Church and Lima Drive Church, and two from the Kentucky-Tennessee Conference, the Lexington Church and the Lexington Hispanic Church, participated in a weekend of service to their […]

Stepping Out in Faith

The first Seventh-day Adventist church in Decherd, Tenn. has been through a lot since 1856. It was burned down during the Civil War, and in 1909 it was destroyed by a tornado. This rural church has once again come alive with $104,000 in debt-free structural and cosmetic renovations. Members and friends of the congregation have […]

A Generous Gift for Evangelistic Outreach

On Sabbath December 13, 2014 Trust Services Director Lin Powell presented a large check to Treasurer Jerry Wilkey, First Elder Ken Gould, and Pastor Dennis Altrogge.  The check in the amount of $210,560.98 for evangelistic outreach in the Paducah area represented the largest known gift to a Kentucky-Tennessee Conference church designated for that purpose. Pastor […]

Recording The Past And Planning For The Future

Born in 1925 in lovely Moreland, Lincoln County, Kentucky, Myrtle Rucker Carroll was the youngest of seven siblings born to Saint Clair and Hattie Morgan Rucker.  She and her family enjoyed the richness of rural living in a quieter time. After graduation from Moreland High School and business school, Myrtle was employed in retail and […]

A Daughter Returns to Her Heavenly Father

“So he got up and went to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.”  Luke 15:20 Sharon Sandefur was born in 1956 in Lincoln, Nebraska into a […]

Nancy Raymond Lived and Loved Pathfinders!

February was a challenging, but memorable month for the Lawrenceburg, Tennessee Lions. In spite of inclement weather of ice and blustery rain, all but three members of the club were present for an unusual pathfinder Sabbath on February 21. One of the cherished staff members, Nancy Raymond who was terminally ill with CLL (a form […]

Tullahoma Church Celebrates 65 Years

The history culminating in the organization of the Tullahoma, Tenn. Church on October 29, 1949 is an interesting and extensive one. It went from a small group that began meeting at the old Presbyterian Church in Tullahoma in 1941 to a vibrant congregation of 134 in 2014. On October 25, 2014, a celebration was held […]