Gatlinburg fire suspects elicit churches' sympathy

 
The arrests of two teenagers in connection with deadly wildfires in and around Gatlinburg, Tenn., have provoked expressions of sadness from three local Southern Baptist congregations that lost buildings in the blaze. The three Gatlinburg churches—Roaring Fork Baptist Church, First Baptist Church and Banner Baptist Church—also report God's continued work in their midst, including at least four first-time professions of faith in Christ over the past two weeks. Authorities announced the arrests Dec. 7, the Knoxville News ...