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.

Children's AWANA Ministry Starts At Middle Cross Baptist

Middle Cross Baptist Church, 4009 Norcross Road, Hixson, has begun its Awana ministry for children ages 3-17. The Awana program is each Wednesday from 6:30-8 p.m. Van service is provided by contacting Pastor Ed Gravett at 423-877-5742 . "Awana offers a fun, proven approach for early evangelism and discipleship. Scripture-based programs and exciting games attract families, ... (click for more)

Covenant Hosts Panel By 3 Pastors Discussing Situation In Ferguson, Mo.

This Saturday, in conjunction with the  Leadership Development Resource Weekend  co-hosted by Covenant, a free panel discussion will be offered in Covenant’s chapel with three PCA pastors from St. Louis. These pastors will discuss the long-term response to racial inequality in Ferguson and beyond, as well as how the church has been affected by these events. The panel ... (click for more)

Bradley, 24, Charged In Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy At Soddy Daisy

Justin Dale Bradley has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of a three-year-old child, who was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday and later died. Authorities said Bradley, 24, is the boyfriend of the child's mother. The mother earlier took out an order of protection against Bradley, and he was arrested for violating the order. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s ... (click for more)

Shooting Of 15-Year-Old Began As Argument Between Teens

According to police, the Tuesday night shooting of a juvenile on Taylor Street started as an argument between the two young men. Terry Marshell Smith Jr., 19, was arrested the following day. Police said the former Hixson High School student shot the juvenile in the shoulder after their argument and then fled the scene.  According to police, Smith admitted to the shooting. ... (click for more)

Better Plan For Walnut Street Hotel

Mitch Patel and his Vision Hospitality Group have unveiled a revised plan for a hotel on Walnut Street. It is much better than the one proposed two years ago. By having no curb cuts on Walnut Street, it makes that special block near the bridge more inviting and safer for pedestrians. Deliveries would be off Riverfront Parkway and hotel access (valet parking) would be off Aquarium ... (click for more)

Thanks For Making The Southern Brewers Festival A Success

Now that the dust has settled I'd like to thank Chattanooga for supporting the Southern Brewers Festival and making it yet another very successful event.    For those who do not know - the SBF benefits the Chattanooga chapter of Kids on the Block and the Chattanooga Community Kitchen.  As a partner helping the SBF with volunteers, sponsorships and the overall production ... (click for more)