New Life Baptist Calls Jeff Cox As New Pastor

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Jeff and Vicki Cox
Jeff and Vicki Cox
New Life Baptist Church, 10415 Hamby Road in Soddy Daisy, has called Brother Jeff Cox, effective May 3, 2014 as its new pastor. He grew up in Spring City and completed his B.S Degree in Biblical Studies with concentration in Pastoral Ministries at the Tennessee Temple University. He has 21 years of ministry experience in various capacities including foreign missions and pastoring.  

Bro. Cox stated, "It is my desire and goal to provide the Pastoral leadership and service under the direction and leadership of the Lord Jesus and the Holy Spirit to the flock of precious people the He, the Lord Jesus, has called me to Pastor.”

He said, "New Life Baptist Church, Bro.

Jeff and Vicki would like to invite you to visit with us if you are looking for a genially warm, friendly and loving church family. We are a sound biblical based church, whose standards and beliefs come from the Bible, - not man’s ideas and preferences."

The community is invited to Weird Animal VBS July 20-23 from 6-8 p.m., four years to fifth grade and Homecoming Sunday on Aug. 17.

Fall Festival/Trunk Or Treat At Orchard Missionary Baptist

Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church,1734 East Third St., is hosting a fall festival and trunk or treat on Saturday from 1-4 p.m.  Ages 4-11 are welcome to come for fun, games, food, and candy. The event is free and they request no costumes, please. For more information, contact the church at 423-629-6115. -- (click for more)

Heritage Pointe Baptist Hosts Harvest Hangout Oct. 31

Heritage Pointe Baptist Church, located at 60 Dyer Bridge Place in Ringgold, will host a Harvest Hangout with a bonfire, hot dogs, hayride and trunk of treat on Friday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. The event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.   If you need more information please call  706/858-0976 . (click for more)

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Teenager Killed In ATV Accident Thursday Night

Damon Lee Jones, 15, was killed Thursday night in an ATV accident in Walker County. It was reported he was riding with a 17-year old, when they tried to enter a church parking lot, but ran into a cable barrier. The accident happened on Dunwoody Road in LaFayette. The other rider, identified as Timothy J. Wallin, was not injured.   (click for more)

Tom Dugan Was A Good Man

Tom was my boss for most of my 36 years at Carta.  At the ceremony where I was awarded my 30-year service award, Tom said, "Don disagrees with 85% of my decisions, but I wish I had 80 more employees just like him." This kind of indicates our relationship. When I asked him to help with my plans for a reunion for the group of Veterans that I served with in Vietnam, he quickly ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Veterinarian’s Horse Sense

I suspect you’ve heard by now that a doctor in New York City, who volunteers with “Doctors Without Borders,” just got back from the African nation of Guinea on October 17 – last Friday – and on Thursday tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus. Luckily, he came in actual contact with only a few people but he reportedly rode a subway, took a taxi, went on a three-mile run and ... (click for more)