Churches in decline seek help through conference at 12th Street Baptist

Facebook
Twitter
Email
Print

Craig Carlisle knows firsthand the challenges of leading a church in a revitalization effort.

As the pastor of 12th Street Baptist Church, Gadsden, Carlisle led the church to purchase an empty Kmart store building in 2009 and to relocate from 12th Street in Gadsden to the Rainbow City area several miles away.

Carlisle grew up in 12th Street Baptist, then in 2008, the Etowah Baptist Association church called him as pastor. Carlisle knew then he faced a challenge. The community around the church had changed and the historic 111-year-old church was in decline.

– Read more at: http://thealabamabaptist.org/print-edition-article-detail.php?id_art=33325&pricat_art=1#sthash.Y1CaI5OK.dpuf

More to Explore

Dr. Rick Lance and Dr. Paul Chitwood

A Conversation with Paul Chitwood

This conversation is a transcript from One Mission Podcast. If you would like to listen to this episode, visit ALSBOM Podcasts. Rick

Girl writing in journal over Bible in lap.

New Year. New Semester. New You?

There are millions (literally 22,800,000 of them) of Google search results for “new year resolutions.” Each new year is the fresh start to finally

Receive New Post Notifications

Share this post with your friends